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6 PhD Programs in Natural Sciences Geographic Sciences Geoinformatics 2024

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PhD Programs in Natural Sciences Geographic Sciences Geoinformatics

Future or current engineers, interested in the surveying technology used in applications like cartography, may be interested in pursuing the study of geoinformatics. As a branch of engineering, geoinformatics can be focused on the technology, collection, preservation, and analysis of geography.

The PhD is a doctoral degree, specifically called a "doctor of philosophy" degree. This is misleading because PhD holders are not necessarily philosophers (unless they earned their degree in philosophy!). That said, PhD recipients are able to engage in thought experiments, reason about problems, and solve problems in sophisticated ways.