Geography and Geology Graduate Program

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A tech-forward degree

Master your knowledge of traditional science as you learn to use cutting-edge tech. Give your career a kick-start.

Degree options

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Accelerated master's

Begin your graduate studies during your junior or senior year. Complete your degree in less time.

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Traditional master's

Follow the normal, two-year path.

Want to increase your marketability?

Add a graduate certificate to your degree and expand your career options. 

Track options

Take a customized path to success with a track option.

Each track offers base course work in digital imaging and mapping.

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Geography

Address the needs of Earth and humans.

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Geology

Explore the structure and processes of Earth.

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Geospatial sciences

Extend your ability to collect, manage and analyze data.

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Planning

Focus on mapping and layout. Use tech to cover places and features.

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Careers and outcomes

Build a diverse skill set as you blend science and technology together.

Why earn a master's degree in geography and geology?

  • Get a unique education that’s designed for you. Track options allow you to match your education with your interests.
  • A flexible curriculum allows you to take courses in other departments.
  • Take a quicker route to your degrees through the accelerated option.
  • Receive personal attention from our faculty. They work across a range of foci and can include you into their research.