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Deciding to go back to school when you’re married with two children can be a difficult decision and a struggle financially, but my wife and I felt it would be worth it in the end—if it all worked out! It all working out was me being offered a very good job with a decent salary and doing something I enjoyed before, or immediately following, graduation.

I am very appreciative of all the instruction and guidance that the department gave me, and I would like to thank the entire Geography and Regional Planning faculty and staff for their support during my time at IUP. The teaching from each and every professor that I was privileged to have a class with was exceptional—I enjoyed every class thoroughly. The education I received at IUP prepared me for my current position as a GIS specialist, and put me above the competition.

I would recommend IUP’s Department of Geography and Regional Planning to anyone!

D. Eric McClure
GIS Specialist
Chief Oil & Gas LLC

  • Geography and Regional Planning Department
  • Humanities and Social Sciences Building
    Room 413
    981 Grant Street
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-2250
  • Fax: 724-357-6479
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m.–Noon
  • 1:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.