Graduate Programs

Work closely with award-winning research faculty in the lab and classroom and pursue a Master of Science (M.S.) or Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Geography to prepare for advanced studies or professional careers.

Graduate Degrees in Geography

Receive advanced training and conduct original research to prepare for further studies or a professional career in a top-ranked doctoral program for small, less expensive universities.


Graduate students may pursue a Ph.D. in Geography or a M.S. in Geography. Each degree program features a number of electives that give students the ability to customize degrees to their research interests and career objectives. Students may also choose to pursue a Graduate Certificate in Geographic Information Science (GIScience) in conjunction with their graduate degree or as a stand-alone credential.