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MAG Progress Outline


Definition of acceptable progress toward completion of degree

Milestones to pass to continue in good standing as a funded graduate student

Also recommended timetable for non-funded graduate students


Master of Applied Geography Degree


First Semester

  • Identify a two person supervisory committee including your advisor
  • File a Program of Study with the graduate college
  • Complete GEO 5309 and earn a grade of A or B

Second Semester

  • Formulate a directed research topic and submit to supervisory committee
  • Present directed research proposal if your advisor requires one
  • Complete GEO 5300 and GEO 5301 (if not completed in first semester) and earn a grade of A or B

Third Semester

  • Pass comprehensive examination
  • Submit written formal directed research proposal to the Supervisory Committee
  • Complete signature page for directed research

Fourth Semester

  • Apply for graduation
  • Submit directed research project to supervisory committee and Graduate college
  • Submit a copy to Allison on a CD-ROM.