M.A. On Campus

Applied Geography

University of North Carolina Greensboro

24 months
1052 USD/credit 17884 USD/year
1052 USD/credit 17884 USD/year
289 USD/credit 4913 USD/year
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The MA in Applied Geography at University of North Carolina Greensboro offers three options: a thesis or internship option requiring a minimum of 34 credit hours, including a maximum of 6 hours dedicated to thesis or internship work, or a portfolio option requiring a minimum of 37 credit hours plus completion of a significant project. The two non-thesis options result in a terminal degree.


The Applied Geography program at University of North Carolina Greensboro leads to the acquisition of research skills and expertise appropriate to geographic analysis in a range of related fields including: 

The programme

Business site selection, environmental assessment, geographic techniques such as cartography, geographic information systems and remote sensing, transportation planning, as well as urban and regional development. Emphasis is placed in application of theoretical constructs in geography to solve real world problems at a variety of scales from the Triad and state to national and global issues.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Trends in Geography
  • Spatial Analysis
  • Geosciences
  • Thesis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • International applicants are strongly encouraged to submit their application early, at least 30 days prior to the posted departmental deadline.


34 alternative credits



On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university or appropriately-evaluated credentials for non-U.S. schools.
  • Satisfactory academic standing as an undergraduate or in a post-baccalaureate program: “B” (3.0 GPA) average or better.
  • Approval of the academic department in which the graduate student will major. (Assumes an undergraduate major appropriate to the proposed graduate study.)
  • Satisfactory scores on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17884 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1052 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    17884 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1052 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    4913 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 289 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Greensboro

1001 - 1540 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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