University of Colorado At Colorado Springs

College of Letters, Arts and Sciences

Applied Geography


1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway

Colorado Springs, CO 80933

United States




1-719- 262-4110

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Applied Geography

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Department of Geography and Environmental Studies offers a Master of Arts in Applied Geography. The goal of the program is to provide graduate level education that enables students to address community concerns through applied geographic research. Graduates with an MA in Applied Geography will have integrative skills that link human activity to natural systems, and that apply a spatial perspective to human and natural processes. Areas of emphasis: Physical Systems, Nature-Society Relations, Urban Culture & Landscape Change, and Geographic Information Systems (GIS).


Accredited by The Higher Learning Commission; Member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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