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Applied Geography

University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS)

12 months
Duration
15034 USD/year
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7546 USD/year
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About

Applied Geography from University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) is a terminal master's program that encourages graduate students to focus on applied research projects to solve local, regional, and even international issues.  

Overview

Given pressing research needs and future labor force demands, the MA in Applied Geography from University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) incorporates a multitude of issues that speak to people, profit, and planet. 

Careers

  • Aerial Photo Image Interpreter
  • Geographer
  • Cartographer
  • Water Conservation Planner
  • Emergency Program Manager
  • Hydrogeologist
  • Urban and Regional Planners
  • Environmental Scientist
  • Geoscientist
  • Oceanographer
  • GIS Technician
  • Environmental Consultant
  • Land Use Planner
  • Elementary / Special Education School Teacher

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Geography
  • Environmental Problems of Colorado
  • Water Resource Management
  • Hydrology
  • Disasters and Society
  • The Cultural Landscape
  • Restoration Geographies
  • Population Geography
  • History and Nature of Geography
  • Geography of Food

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Have earned a baccalaureate degree or a master's degree from an accredited college or university or demonstrate completion of work equivalent to the baccalaureate or master's degree given at this university.
  • Have an undergraduate grade point average of 3.0 or better ("A" is equal to 4.0).
  • Submit a 500 word or less Statement of Purpose that corresponds with graduate faculty in GES.
  • Complete an on-line application, fill out a tuition classification form, submit three letters of recommendation, provide copies of official transcripts from all degree-granting institutions attended, and pay a $60 non-refundable application fee. 
  • English proficiency requirements
  • Foreign transcripts evaluation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15034 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7517 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    15034 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7517 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    7546 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3773 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Colorado Springs

950 - 1350 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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