12 months
14304 USD/year
14304 USD/year
7176 USD/year
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This Geography program at California State University Fullerton provides advanced study in human and physical geography with an emphasis on theory and research. Graduates are prepared in the application of interpretive and analytical concepts and techniques to a broad spectrum of geographic situations. 


About this Degree

Such study directly serves those whose careers involve urban, regional, and environmental planning and geographic education. Geographic perspectives and methods are highly applicable to a wide range of careers in business, industry and government.

Geography graduate students pursuing a Master’s Thesis at California State University Fullerton will work independently under the supervision of a faculty advisor/mentor who shares their research interests. Visit our individual faculty home pages to view the diverse array of specializations covered by our faculty — these span many areas of human geography, physical geography, and geotechniques, including: cultural ecology, cultural geography, economic geography, GIS, historical geography, political geography, population geography, remote sensing, and urban geography.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Geographic Research
  • Physical Geography 
  • Human Geography 
  • Independent Graduate Research

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All students are required to demonstrate competency in each of geography's four main subfields: human, physical, regional and technical. Competency is normally demonstrated by completion of at least 18 units at the upper-division or graduate level with a 3.0 grade-point average.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14304 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7152 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    14304 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7152 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    7176 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3588 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Fullerton

1100 - 1600 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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