Master of Arts in the Field of Geography

Specific admission requirements are shown on the Graduate Program Finder.

The following requirements must be fulfilled:

The general requirements stated under Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, Graduate Programs.

Thesis option: 30 credits, including 6 credits in required courses, 18 credits in elective courses, and 6 credits in thesis; non-thesis option: 36 credits, including 6 credits in required courses, 18 credits in elective courses, 9 credits in research, and a 3-credit capstone internship.

Required
GEOG 6201Geographic Thought
GEOG 6304Geographical Information Systems I
Electives
18 credits in elective courses
Depending on the chosen area of focus, students select, in consultation with the advisor and graduate committee, appropriate courses from within the department or in related programs and departments within the University or the Consortium of Universities.
Thesis option
GEOG 6998Thesis Research
GEOG 6999Thesis Research
Non-thesis option
Degree candidates choosing the non-thesis option must take three credits of directed research
GEOG 6295Research
or GEOG 6300 Geography Capstone Internship