The goals of the MA Program in Geography at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln are to broaden and deepen students' understanding of the spatial and environmental dimensions of the world we inhabit. Often students enter the program with an undergraduate degree in Geography, but the program is flexible enough to serve students from a diversity of educational backgrounds.
Program specialties include GIS and geovisualization, Human-Environment Relations, Cultural and Historical Geography, as well as Urban and Political Geography. The Geography program also resides within the School of Global Integrative Studies, alongside Anthropology and Global Studies, and so interdisciplinary work is welcomed and encouraged. There are two options for the degree: Option A, the thesis option, which combines original research with 30 hours of coursework; and Option B, the non-thesis option, which involves 36 hours of coursework and a minor area of emphasis in another field. Typically, a student will complete the degree in two years.
Programme StructureCourses include:
- Spatial and Environmental Influences in Social Systems
- Microclimate: The Biological Environment
- Geographic Information Systems
- Quantitative Methods in Geography
- Computer Mapping
- Cartography: Electronic Atlas Design and Production
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Transcripts and/or mark sheets showing the grades earned in each course
- A diploma or certificate of graduation. (Not required if the transcript includes the name of the degree and the date it was conferred.)
- The Diploma Supplement, if the degree is Bologna-compliant
International29880 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 996 USD per credit during 12 months.
National29880 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 996 USD per credit during 12 months.
In-State10230 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 341 USD per credit during 12 months.
Living costs for Lincoln
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