The Master of Applied Geography degree program is designed to prepare geographers to use their skills and background knowledge to solve real-world problems with geographic dimensions. Applied geography includes such sub-fields as environmental management, GIS, cartography, land use planning, location analysis, land management, transportation systems planning, applied physical geography, geographic aspects of environmental law and spatial modeling.
The Department of Geography offers the Master of Applied Geography degree that requires 33 semester hours. All candidates must complete a core consisting of GEO 5300, 5301, 5309, and 5335 (Directed Research). Students also take six hours of graduate course electives in any discipline(s) including Geography. The remaining 15 hours of the degree are taken in one of the four majors listed above.
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