Graduate Studies - Geography - Atmospheric Sciences
Graduate work in Geography has been offered at The Ohio State University since the early 1920s. Currently, the Department of Geography offers programs leading to the Master of Arts and the Doctor of Philosophy degrees. At both levels, an emphasis is placed on two of the requirements for present day geographers - theoretical understanding and methodological skills. Within the profession, the Department is known for its theoretical and empirical approaches in four specialty areas:
- the Physical Geography and Climatic Studies specialty area
- the Atmospheric Sciences Program specialty area
- the Environment & Society specialty area
- the GIS & Spatial Analysis specialty area
- the Urban, Regional & Global Studies specialty area
We invite you to learn about these programs and our expert Faculty who lead these programs so that you can gain greater insight into Geography at Ohio State.
For comprehensive information about applying to our graduate program please visit out Prospective Students page.
In addition, we have prepared an in-depth Checklist for prospective students interested in pursuing a graduate degree in Geography at Ohio State. The checklist is designed to help streamline the application process.
Prospective graduate students can access the graduate application Online. Please note that we rarely accept applicants for any semester other than Autumn Semester and if you want your application to be given full consideration for funding/admission then please have your application complete by the below dates:
*University Fellowships and Graduate Associateships (International)-November 30.
*University Fellowships and Graduate Associateships (US)-December 13.
*Notifications of such awards are made beginning March 15.