Duration
2 years
Intakes
Jan Aug
Study mode
Full-time
Tuition fee (entire course)
 
Foreign students
USD 30,000
Other costs
Other costs apply

About this course

The graduate program in geography consists of an MS degree in Geography and a PhD. degree in Geospatial and Environmental Analysis. The MS degree develops specialists for academic, agency and industry positions though emphasis on:

  • Making appropriate use of methods for geographic inquiry to determine, to analyze, and to interpret spatial and temporal patterns and processes
  • Identifying debates and gaps in the current literature to define an original research question
  • Conducting research, collecting primary or secondary data, defending, and presenting their findings in publishable form.

Entry Requirements

  • The GRE exam is required for all applicants. The results of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required for applicants who did not receive their bachelor's degrees from an Anglophone university and whose first language is not English. A minimum TOEFL score of 550 (paper based test) , 213 (computer based test), or 80 for Internet.
  • Three letters of recommendation are required. We strongly encourage applicants to have online recommendations completed. You will be asked to provide names and email addresses for each of your references in your online application.  If applicants choose to have paper letters of recommendation submitted, the letters should be sent to the attention of Becky Michael in the Dairy Science Department. 
  • It is expected that applicants should be near completion of a B.S. or M.S. degree in animal or dairy science, biology, microbiology, biochemistry, related biological fields, agricultural economics, or agricultural finance. Students should have a 3.0 GPA or greater and strong scientific writing and communication skills.