Geography

Program Summary

The master’s degree in geography is the ideal program for students who are interested in geography, earth science and atmospheric science. Your course of study will teach you the skills to make substantive contributions to society as scientists and educators.

Graduate Catalog Program Information

Program-specific Admission Information and Requirements

Affiliated College: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Degree(s) Offered: M.S. in Geography

Area(s) of Emphasis:

  • Specialization in Atmospheric Sciences
  • Specialization in Physical and Environmental Geography
  • Specialization in Human Geography
  • Specialization in GIS/Spatial Analysis

Program Requires GRE: No

Letters of Recommendation: 2

University Requirements

Application Deadlines

All application materials must be received by the appropriate deadline below to ensure priority consideration.

Internationals Living Abroad Applicants Residing in the U.S. Priority Consideration
Fall February 1 February 1 February 1
Spring October 1 December 10 October 1

Contact Us

Department of Geographic and Atmospheric Sciences
Davis Hall, Room 118
Program website
815-753-0631

Director of Graduate Studies
James Wilson
jwilson14@niu.edu
815-753-0059

Application Contact
James Wilson
jwilson14@niu.edu
815-753-0059

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