The requirements are highly flexible, allowing a student to arrange programs of study that will serve as a basis for further graduate study or to prepare for positions in industry, business, or government. It is possible for students, through internship experiences and/or specific course combinations, to enhance their career opportunities in areas such as regional and rural planning or geographic information systems (GIS). Areas of emphasis include rural and urban planning, GIS, and environmental.
Federal, state and local governments, private sector - retailing, weather forecasting, GIS technician, transportation, nature conservation, etc.
Why Choose Geography at Western Illinois University?
Geography at WIU prepares students to be academically successful. The department instills in students technical, analytical and conceptual skills, which are paramount in understanding the spatial dimension of both physical and human phenomena. Students are able to achieve their academic goals by specializing in GIS, rural, urban, community or environmental planning, to mention a few. The geography curriculum provides students an excellent competitive advantage in preparing for the workplace or further studies. A high proportion of our students go on to graduate work, in geography or cognate fields, while others enter some of the best Ph.D. programs in the country.
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- Research Methods I
- Fundamentals of GIS Analysis
- Research Methods
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Deadline passed, International
- Apply before , International
- National students - rolling admission
DisciplinesGeography View 184 other Masters in Geography in United States
- Applicants for admission to the School of Graduate Studies must hold a bachelor's degree from an institution that is accredited by the appropriate U.S. Department of Education regional institutional accrediting agency.
- Applicants usually apply for admission to a degree program simultaneously with admission to the School of Graduate Studies.
- If the applicant meets the minimum admission requirements of the School of Graduate Studies, a copy of the application materials is forwarded to the program of interest for consideration.
International13830 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 13830 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
National13830 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 13830 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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