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.
- 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.
- Morgantown, WVMorgantown, WV
West Virginia University
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- College Station, TXCollege Station, TX
Texas A&M University
- Lexington, KYLexington, KY
University of Kentucky
The program's theoretical and methodological training give sound foundations for students' research. The program is marked by an intellectually open atmosphere and by close collaboration between faculty and graduate students.
- Boulder, COBoulder, CO
University of Colorado - Boulder
- Los Angeles, CALos Angeles, CA
University of California - Los Angeles
- Athens, GAAthens, GA
University of Georgia
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- Moscow, IDMoscow, ID
University of Idaho
The Department of Geography at the University of Idaho emphasizes the study of human-environment interactions in a constantly changing landscape. The department emphasizes the integration of human and physical geography and encourages the use of geos...
- Davis, CADavis, CA
University of California - Davis
The Geography Graduate Group consists of about 18 M.A. and 44 Ph.D. students and 54 faculty from across the UC Davis Campus, supporting a wide range of traditional and multidisciplinary approaches to geographic research.
- Iowa City, IAIowa City, IA
University of Iowa
The department's graduate programs prepare students to carry on creative and productive research in selected areas of geography involving the use and further elaboration of theory. They also prepare students for positions in research, teaching, or appli...
- Honolulu, HIHonolulu, HI
University of Hawaii At Manoa
- Newark, DENewark, DE
University of Delaware
- Storrs Mansfield, CTStorrs Mansfield, CT
University of Connecticut
- Amherst, NHAmherst, NH
University at Buffalo
The general areas of concentration supported by the Department are Geographic Information Systems and Computer Cartography, International Trade, Earth Systems Science, and Urban and Regional Analysis.
- 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.
- 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...
- 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
- Seattle, WASeattle, WA
University of Washington
The University of Washington Geography Dept. is one of North America's leading graduate programs (urban, social, and political geography; economic geography; development studies; cartography and GIS; and society and environment). Located in Seattle.