M.Sc. On Campus

Applied Geography

University of North Texas

12 months
30164 USD/year
30164 USD/year
22568 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Many problems facing society today have a geographical dimension. By studying Applied Geography at the University of North Texas, you learn to apply research methods and spatial and environmental problem-solving.


Graduate Opportunities

Our Applied Geography curriculum educates you in physical and human geography through required course work, research and teaching experience, and numerous internship opportunities.

We house several specialized laboratories for studying archaeological science, earth science, physical geology, geomorphology, hydrology, ecosystems, remote sensing and GIS. Other facilities are housed in the Institute of Applied Science, a center for interdisciplinary research.

You can gain additional insights by interacting and researching with faculty members from the School of Public Health at the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth and specialists in environmental science.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied geomorphology 
  • Applied GIS 
  • Business geography 
  • Environmental archaeology 
  • Globalization, development and cities 
  • Medical geography 
  • Urban environmental management 
  • Water resources management 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Three reference letters
  • Self-statement essay addressing who you are and why you're interested in geography at UNT
  • Preferred major professor statement addressing which faculty member(s) you'd like to work with and why
  • Research writing sample (term paper or other completed research project)
  • Résumé detailing education and work experience
  • Applied Geography Data Sheet (available from our program website)
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30164 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30164 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    30164 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30164 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    22568 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22568 USD per year during 12 months.

Estimated expenses for international students will be provided on their immigration documents by the Division of International Affairs,.

Living costs for Denton

1036 - 1920 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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