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Grad School / Program:

  • Geography

  • Contact:
  • 101 Geography Building
    Department of Geography
    Michigan State University (MSU)
    East Lansing, MI 48824
    United States
    Phone: 517-355-4650

  • Degrees Granted:
  • Masters, Doctorate

  • Programs offered:
  • On-campus
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  • Description:
  • The Department of Geography at Michigan State University is one of 12 degree-granting units in the College of Social Science. Housed in the Geography Building, the Department has over 30 faculty, 60 graduate students, 80 undergraduate majors, and 130 undergraduate minors. Faculty and student research centers on such topics as people-environment relationships, climate, geographic information science, soils-geomorphology, urban structure, and global change. The spatial extent of these research interests range from local to global in such places as Kenya, Brazil, the Great Lakes, China, and Michigan.

    The Department of Geography offers M.S., MSGISci and Ph.D. graduate degrees with concentrations in spatial technology, physical geography, people-environment interactions, and urban-economic geography. When viewed in its totality, the Department of Geography at MSU provides a unique environment for graduate work. The combination of course offerings and faculty expertise present innovative and stimulating opportunities for graduate students.

  • Admission Information:
  • Application materials for either the Master's or Ph.D. program in Geography may be requested from the Graduate Secretary. They may also be downloaded from the Department website.

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