Geography, M.A. | University of Georgia | Athens, United States
12 months
24676 USD/year
24676 USD/year
8698 USD/year
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The department of Geography at University of Georgia is a leading center of scholarship on the physical and social processes that shape our world. We offer both MA and MS degree programs.


About this Degree

Global patterns of resources, population, culture, and economic systems. Factors contributing to these patterns and distinctions between the technologically advanced and less advanced regions of the world. At the University of Georgia we offer a master degree in Geography.  

Geographic factors underlying multiculturalism and ethnic relationships in the United States. Spatial development and organization of culture; population growth, migration, and urbanization; and the spatial dimensions of political, economic, and social processes. 

Geography opens doors to a wide variety of careers such as International Business Representative, Environmental Manager, Business Location/Allocation Expert, Market Researcher, Community Development and Planning Specialist, Surveyor, Mapmaker, Satellite Image Analyst, Weather Forecaster, Natural Resource Manager, and Cultural or Environmental Interpretive Specialist. This list represents only a small sample of careers in Geography. In fact, almost any career would benefit from a better understanding of Geography

Programme Structure

  • The Department of Geography offers graduate programs leading to the MA, MS, and PhD degrees with specialization in physical and human geography and in geographic information science (GIS). 
  • The department’s strengths are in biogeography, geomorphology, Quaternary studies, geoarchaeology, and climatology; social theory, labor studies, political economy, and gender; population, urban, economic, social, and development geography; and cartography, photogrammetry, remote sensing, and GIS.
  • The department has strong ties with the College of Environment and Design; the Center for Archaeological Sciences; the Marine Sciences, Asian Studies, Women’s Studies, and African Studies programs; the Humanities Center; the Institute of Government; the Terry College of Business; and the Institute for Behavioral Research. 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

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Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24676 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 24676 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    24676 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24676 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    8698 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8698 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Athens

720 - 1170 USD /month
Living costs

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