Binghamton University (S.U.N.Y.)

Harpur College of Arts and Sciences



PO Box 6000

Binghamton, NY 13902

United States





Program Information

Degree Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

Whether you are interested in physical landscapes or cultural landscapes, Binghamton University’s M.A. in Geography can help you find your place. Members of our faculty possess extensive experience in a range of disciplines, and as a student, you will work closely with them in one of five tracks: • General Geography – providing a disciplinary foundation for students interested in interdisciplinary work • Cartography and Geographical Information Systems – educating students as spatial analysts • Environmental and Resource Management – focusing on the integration of the environmental aspects of planning and resource use • Applied Urban Geography – encompassing urban analysis and planning as well as retail geography • Race and Ethnicity – emphasizing the importance of race and ethnicity in the socio-political-cultural environments of native and immigrant groups Each track offers a mix of theory, practice, tools, and interdisciplinary techniques. Depending on what track you choose, you will build a foundation that prepares you to pursue doctoral work or a professional career. Binghamton’s Geography Department has excellent student placement in Ph.D. programs across the nation, and in jobs in local and federal agencies, planning agencies, engineering firms, and GIS companies. We invite you to visit Binghamton University’s website to learn more about the city and our graduate program in geography.


Binghamton University - SUNY is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Midsize Suburb

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999