Program of Study for the Master of Arts in Geography (Non-Thesis Options)
Admission Requirements: Baccalaureate degree* from an accredited college or university; complete application to the Graduate School; official general GRE exam scores; cover letter (not to exceed two pages) stating reasons why applicant wishes to enter the program.
*Students entering the graduate program without a baccalaureate degree in geography are required to make up deficiencies in the areas of physical geography, human geography, and geographic techniques in consultation with the graduate committee.
To be considered for admission, applicants must meet the criteria for admission to the Graduate School. The faculty will give preference to applicants who meet or exceed the following: An undergraduate GPA at or above a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and at least one score on the GRE (V, Q, or A) at or above the 50th percentile. Meeting these criteria does not guarantee admission.
Location: On Campus
Course Requirements for the Master of Arts in Geography (Non-Thesis Option)
6 to 9 hours of interdisciplinary graduate electives
*The Internship will not be initiated until the degree Program of Study has been approved. The student will complete a research project dealing with the internship experience and an oral defense of the project in lieu of a thesis.