M.Sc. On Campus

Geosciences - Geography

Georgia State University

12 months
30216 USD/year
30216 USD/year
9552 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Geosciences - Geography MSc program offered at Georgia State University allows students to specialize in urban studies, geospatial technologies, or physical geography/environmental studies. Thesis and capstone tracks are available. 


The Geosciences - Geography MSc program offered at Georgia State University is distinctive because it spans the social and physical dimensions of environmental and resource issues, with a special focus on urban communities.

Our faculty have expertise in the social and environmental dimensions of water, environmental geochemistry and global climate change. We are also expanding our Geographic Information Science research and teaching to better represent and describe the complexity of social and environmental concerns. 


Our students are prepared to work in a variety of fields related to the geography specialty. They are also equipped to pursue doctoral studies. Our Geosciences graduates work in roles that include:

  • Urban planners
  • Geographic information scientists
  • Community planners
  • Environmental researchers
  • Environmental consultants
  • Climatologists

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Digital Cartography 
  • Remote Sensing 
  • Geographic Information Systems 
  • Advanced Geographic Information Systems 
  • Qualitative Methods in Geography 
  • Quantitative Spatial Analysis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants to the M.S. degree program in Geosciences with Geography concentration must submit three letters of recommendation from professional sources.
  • A statement of educational/career goals.
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Transcripts (one from each institution attended)
  • Official TOEFL/IELTS Scores (international applicants only)

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    30216 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15108 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    30216 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15108 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    9552 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4776 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Atlanta

1213 - 2208 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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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