At the graduate level the department offers the Master of Arts (M.A.), Master of Science (M.S.) and the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Geography. Our department also offers advanced degrees in Atmospheric Science.
The M.A. in Geography is a thirty-hour degree that combines broad training in the field with a specialty. It also includes a thesis. The M.S. in Geography expands the student's knowledge of how earth systems work and how humans interact with its components. The Geography Ph.D. program offers student concentrations in the following areas: cultural-regional geography of Africa, East Asia, Latin America, Russia/Eurasia, and the United States; geographic information science (including cartography and remote sensing); and physical/environmental geography.