GeographyM.S. or M.A.
Study the science of physical geography and prepare to solve some of today’s most pressing problems in environmental management.
The field of physical geography is at the forefront of environmental action. With an M.A. in Geography from UND, you’ll be highly employable in government agencies and private industry. In the M.S. program, you’ll prepare for a dynamic career in natural resources management, geoscience, or geographic information science.
- Program type:
- Master's Degree
- On Campus
- Est. time to complete:
- 2 years
- Credit hours:
- 30 (thesis option) or 36 (non-thesis option)
Why study geography at UND?
Geography Master's Degree at UND
Conduct high-level research on topics within the northern Great Plains or other locations around the world.
Choose the thesis option (for more emphasis on research) or the non-thesis option (if you're more interested in developing skills that can be applied to specific problems and projects).
Work side by side with faculty who are renowned for their achievements in the field.
Build expertise in GIS, remote sensing, cartography and spatial analysis through courses in geospatial technologies.
Earn a stipend through a graduate assistantship.
Enjoy access to high-end software including the full ESRI suite of products.
Geography Master's Courses You Could Take
Gain the Insights to Lead
Students learn through hands-on experience in a variety of ways, including augmented reality.