M.Sc. On Campus


Texas State University

12 months
765 USD/credit 22950 USD/year
765 USD/credit 22950 USD/year
357 USD/credit 10710 USD/year
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Students of the Geography program from Texas State University learn theories and real-world problem-solving skills in environmental, physical, and human geography, geographic information sciences, and geographic education.


Program Mission

The mission of the Geography program from Texas State University is to offer students educational experiences of the highest quality and to conduct meaningful and vital research. The department is committed to outstanding teaching and scholarly activities within the framework of academic freedom and the diversity of ideas and is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge and to public service. The department stresses the theoretical and applied realms of geography in all of its curricula, leads the discipline with innovative applied work, and actively seeks to recruit top students nationally and internationally.

Career Options

M.A.Geo. graduates typically pursue professional careers in environmental management, GIScience, physical and environmental geography, and planning. The 100% online M.A.Geo in Geographic Education is perfect for geography and social studies teachers who want to enrich their geographic knowledge in teaching and learning. M.S. graduates typically continue their studies at the doctoral level or apply for research-oriented positions in the public or private sector. M.A.Geo. and M.S. alumni work in the private or public sector, in federal agencies or research centers, or have continued to the Ph.D. level.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied Research Design and Techniques.
  • Multivariate Quantitative Methods.
  • Qualitative Research Methods.
  • Regional Field Studies.

  • Environmental Management.

  • Geographic Elements of Environmental Law.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


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Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited university
  • a copy of an official transcript from each institution where course credit was granted
  • minimum 3.4 GPA in your last 60 hours of undergraduate course work (plus any completed graduate courses)
  • background course work
  • official GRE (general test only) required with competitive scores in the verbal reasoning and quantitative reasoning sections
  • resume/CV
  • statement of purpose identifying your preferred degree and concentration and possible areas of research
  • three letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22950 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 765 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    22950 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 765 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    10710 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 357 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for San Marcos

921 - 1707 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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