Graduate Education

We offer M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in both Earth Sciences and Geography & Environment. Our graduate program emphasizes original research under the guidance of a faculty advisor. Research topics supported by the department reflect our faculty’s diverse research interests.

Our faculty are engaged in research sponsored by agencies including the National Science Foundation (NSF), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the National Park Service, U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Department of Transportation, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the World Bank, and the United Nations. Prospective students are encouraged to contact individual faculty members directly to discuss potential research opportunities.

How to Apply

Your completed application for admission should reach the Graduate School no later than January 15 for admission in the fall semester.

For further information, please contact us.