12 months
765 USD/credit 25245 USD/year
765 USD/credit 25245 USD/year
357 USD/credit 11781 USD/year
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The Geographic Education program from Texas State University provides students with the skills and knowledge needed to solve real-world problems with a geographical dimension. 


Students complete 33 credit hours, including core and skills courses, as well as electives in one of four areas of specialization: general geography, geography resource, and environmental studies, geographic information science, or geographic education (100% online). A research paper is required to complete the degree.

Career Options

Geographic Education graduates from Texas State University 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. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Independent Study
  • Applied Research Design and Techniques
  • Multivariate Quantitative Methods
  • Regional Field Studies
  • Geographical Analysis
  • Environmental Management

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  • Part-time
    • 12 months

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33 SCH



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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • completed online application
  • $55 nonrefundable application fee or
  • $90 nonrefundable application fee for applications with international credentials
  • baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited university
  • official transcripts from each institution where course credit was granted
  • background course work
  • minimum 3.2 GPA in the last 60 hours of undergraduate course work (plus any completed graduate courses) 
  • official GRE (general test only) with competitive scores in the verbal reasoning and quantitative reasoning sections
  • resume/CV
  • statement of purpose identifying the student’s preferred degree and concentration and possible areas of research
  • three letters of recommendation
  • Non-native English speakers who do not qualify for an English proficiency waiver:
  • official TOEFL iBT scores required with a 78 overall
  • official PTE scores required with a 52
  • official IELTS (academic) scores required with a 6.5 overall and minimum individual module scores of 6.0

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25245 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 765 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    25245 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 765 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11781 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 357 USD per credit during 12 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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