United States Doctorates and PhDs in Geography
While studying for a doctorate in geography, students will learn how to think and write geographically, make arguments, and prepare research and other thesis proposals. Graduates could go on to become a geography teacher, professor or researcher.
- Chapel Hill, NCChapel Hill, NC
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
The graduate program in Geography at UNC offers intensive training in the following areas:GIS/remote sensingphysical/environmental systemssocial/cultural, population, and medical geographies.
- Baton Rouge, LABaton Rouge, LA
Louisiana State University
The degrees of master of arts (MA), master of science (MS) and master of natural science (MNS) are offered in geography. Students concentrating in cultural, economic, urban or historical geography enroll in the MA program, while those in physical geogra...
- Cincinnati, OHCincinnati, OH
University of Cincinnati
Objectives are to provide graduate work leading to the degrees of Master of Arts, Doctor of Philosophy and a joint Master of Community Planning with the School of Planning. The Department specializes in spatial analyses of human and physical environment...
- San Francisco, CASan Francisco, CA
University of California - Berkeley
The department offers graduate training in physical, cultural, economic, urban, and regional geography, with strong emphasis on the interrelationships...
- Columbia, SCColumbia, SC
University of South Carolina
Research-oriented programs emphasizing geographic information processing, human and physical geography. Graduates find research-oriented and teaching careers in higher education, business and government.
- Gainesville, FLGainesville, FL
The University of Florida
In addition to its areas of specialization, the department offers close contacts with related interdisciplinary units on campus including, Latin American Studies, African Studies, Hydrologic Sciences, Wetland Center, Gerontology and the Institute of Foo...
- Gainesville, FL
- University Park, PAUniversity Park, PA
Pennsylvania State University
The Pennsylvania State University offers M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Geography. The faculty encourage graduate students to arrange courses of study appropriate to their individual needs and aspirations. Programs in geography may be directed toward a caree...
- Boston, MABoston, MA
- Storrs Mansfield, CTStorrs Mansfield, CT
University of Connecticut
- Santa Barbara, CASanta Barbara, CA
University of California - Santa Barbara
The Geography Department at UCSB offers specialized graduate training leading to the Masters and PhD degrees in a selection of areas including: Earth System Science (hydrology, climatology, meteorology, oceanography, terrestrial systems and the interact...
- San Diego, CASan Diego, CA
San Diego State University
In addition to the general M.A. program, it is possible to pursue a concentration in either resources and environmental quality or transportation. The Master of Arts degree is designed to provide advanced training for (a) students who plan to terminate...
- Lincoln, NELincoln, NE
University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Geography offers the following areas of concentration: geographic information analysis, human geography, historical-cultural geography, meteorology-climatology, and environmental studies.
- College Station, TXCollege Station, TX
Texas A&M University
- Morgantown, WVMorgantown, WV
West Virginia University
- East Lansing, MIEast Lansing, MI
Michigan State University
- Tempe, AZTempe, AZ
Arizona State University
- Stillwater, OKStillwater, OK
Oklahoma State University
Interdisciplinary work is strongly encouraged, particularly in environmental science, resource management, urban and regional studies, and historic preservation. Particular emphasis is placed on the applied aspects of geography to prepare students for e...
- Norman, OKNorman, OK
University of Oklahoma
Although we're a small group at the University of Oklahoma Geography Department, we've got a surprising amount of depth in some parts of the discipline, and we're unusually supportive of our students. Our greatest strengths at the moment are cultural an...
- Manhattan, KSManhattan, KS
Kansas State University
The Department of Geography offers the Ph.D. in geography with an emphasis in rural geography. The thematic emphases within the program include the spatial dimensions of agricultural activities, rural economic development, natural resources evaluation a...
- Milwaukee, WIMilwaukee, WI
University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
The Department of Geography offers master's programs of study across a range of systematic, regional, and technical fields, and an innovative Ph.D. program focused on the urban environment. The department's strengths lie in three areas of expertise that...
- Salt Lake City, UTSalt Lake City, UT
University of Utah
- Stanford, CAStanford, CA
Graduate programs give specialized training for professional work in exploration, research, and education, and lead to degrees...
- Twin Cities, MNTwin Cities, MN
University of Minnesota
- Urbana, ILUrbana, IL
University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
The economic geography and interdisciplinary regional science programs are linked within the department.The environmental studies in physical geography program focuses upon faculty research interests: fluvial, soils, and periglacial geomorphology, plus...
- Urbana, IL