Geography Undergraduate Program


Why study geography at Missouri State?

  • You gain valuable hands-on experience in both physical and social sciences through field trips and labs.
  • Graduates from our program have found successful jobs with the Library of Congress, the CIA, National Geographic and more.
  • Our geotourism track, one of the first of its kind, gives you a unique opportunity to learn how geography affects tourism and to take part in this new, exciting field of business.
  • You will work with modern geographic software and equipment in the classroom and field, preparing you for professional work.
  • The Ozarks Environmental and Water Resources Institute offers research and student work experiences, preparing you for a future in environmental management and other fields of geography.

What is geography?

The geography program allows you to tailor your education to best follow your passion by offering four track options:

  • Geography
  • Cultural and regional geography
  • Environmental and natural resources
  • Geotourism

What is geography?

Geography is the study of place and
space. Integrating knowledge
and techniques from human and
physical sciences, geography
students take courses in geology,
geography and geospatial sciences.