Graduate Curriculum: Urban, Regional and Global Studies

The Urban, Regional and Global Studies track offers graduate students the opportunity to earn a Master's degree and/or a Doctorate (Ph.D.) in Geography. Requirements for each student in the track are outlined below.  Please be aware that requirements are subject to change. Graduate students also should consult their advisor and the Department of Geography Graduate Handbook to ensure the appropriate requirements are met. In addition to the requirements, the seminar titles are subject to change. However, the assigned course number will remain the same.

General Admission Requirements

Students admitted to Urban, Regional & Global Studies track should fulfill the following general requirements:

A Bachelor's Degree in Geography or a closely allied field is required for entrance into the Master's program. Additionally, a Bachelor's Degree and a Master's Degree are needed for entrance into the PhD program. For more information on admission requirements please visit our Prospective Graduate Student webpage.

Master's Degree (M.A.)

The attached Graduate handbook, reveals course requirements for students in the URGS track. Also, below is a sample curriculum for our students to potentially follow.

Doctorate (Ph.D.)

The attached Graduate handbook, is a general advising sheet for Post-Master's students in the Department of Geography. Current Graduate Students should work with their advisor on forming a curriculum that satisfies the degree requirements, while meeting their individual needs.

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