Department of Geography
This track is designed for students who are interested in geospatial sciences: Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS), Remote Sensing and Spatial Analysis. This track prepares students for careers with geospatial units within government, the oil industry and geospatial technology businesses.
This track is for students who are interested in studying the relationship between humans and the environment. Humans intimately influence, shape and are shaped by the environment and vice versa. This track explores both natural and built (e.g. urban) environments through the lens of society. Through diverse coursework, students are prepared for careers in sustainability, urban planning and natural resource management (inside and outside of governmental organizations).
This track is designed for students who are interested in how the cultural landscape has evolved over time, using broadly interpretive and analytical approaches to the landscape, place, space and the environment. This track prepares students for careers in historic preservation, working for the State Department and in academia.
Click the link below to review the materials needed to complete your application to Geography.Application Procedures
Assistantships and Financial Support
The department offers graduate teaching (GTA) and research (GRA) assistantship positions.Assistantships
International Student Information
Additional information is necessary for international students applying to study in the U.S.International Students
Graduate Student Expectations
Review the learning and professional goals of the graduate program in Geography.Expectations
Go here to find the handbook for each of the last 10 academic years to see program requirements.Program Requirements
Graduate Forms and Information
Departmental and Graduate College Forms and information about PhD student comprehensive exams.Forms and Information
Gamma Theta Upsilon (ΓΘΥ)
ΓΘΥ is the international geography honor society for outstanding students.ΓΘΥ
Forum of Geography Graduates (FoGG)
FoGG provides opportunities for student involvement and leadership with the department.FoGG