Learning Goals

The M.A. degree in Geography will:

  • Enable students to achieve advanced competency in human geography, physical geography and geographic research techniques
  • Provide students with the opportunity to:
    • Prepare for advanced study in Ph.D. programs
    • Prepare for careers in planning, environmental analysis, GIS and mapping
    • Prepare for careers in education including community college teaching
  • Provide students with an opportunity to work in multicultural, international and collaborative environments
  • Enable students to achieve excellence in research, writing and presentation skills
  • Provide students with access to advanced geotechniques