M.A. in Geography and Environmental Studies

General

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Program Description

This program is designed for students with various academic backgrounds who are interested in a career that spans the human and natural environments—the social and physical sciences—and who desire the spatial analytical skills of geography. Among other things, students are expected to:

  • Acquire knowledge about human-environmental relations in which the environment is considered as both space and milieu
  • Acquire knowledge of rapidly changing landscapes, synthesizing diverse but interrelated information
  • Acquire knowledge related to locational studies concerning geometrics of movement, size, shape, and distance
  • Acquire knowledge related to environmental resources including interpretation, planning, development, use, and conservation

Program Benefits

The M.A. in Geography and Environmental Studies program is theoretical and practical. Students gain knowledge, conceptual skills, and technical skills. The program provides a solid basis for a career, a career shift, career enhancement, or preparation for post-graduate studies.

Career Opportunities

The M.A. in Geography and Environmental Studies prepares you for careers such as:

  • Environmental educator and professional
  • Geographer
  • Regional planner
  • Industrial development specialist
  • Research analyst
Last updated Nov 2020

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