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Geography-M.A. and Ph.D.

COLLEGE:    College of Arts and Sciences

DEPARTMENT:    Department of Geography
413 McGilvrey Hall
Tel: 330-672-2045
E-mail: geography@kent.edu
Web: www.kent.edu/cas/geography   
DESCRIPTION:    The curriculum for the Master of Arts in Geography meets the needs of students who expect to continue with a professional career in academic or applied fields such as business, environmental or social planning, geographical information systems or cartography in private or governmental agencies. Students are exposed to geographic thought, research techniques and topical specialties, and are prepared to conduct original research.

The Ph.D. in Geography provides specialized training and inquiry into contemporary problems in geography.

ADMISSION
REQUIREMENTS:
Official transcript(s), GRE, goal statement and three letters of recommendation.

GRADUATION
REQUIREMENTS:
M.A.: The curriculum for the Master of Arts degree is designed to meet the needs of students who expect to continue with a professional career in academic or applied fields such as business, environmental or social planning, geographical information systems or cartography in private or governmental agencies. Students must complete GEOG 60800, 69004 and 69701 as well as other courses suggested by their thesis advisory committees. Students may elect to write a thesis or two research papers.

Ph.D.: The program for the Doctor of Philosophy degree is designed to provide specialized training and inquiry into contemporary problems in geography. Students should take courses with the advice of the department and their dissertation advisory committees. At least 6 hours of coursework must be taken in a cognate field in a department other than geography.

CANDIDACY:    Candidacy examinations are taken after the dissertation proposal is approved by the committee. This should be completed by the end of the second year of doctoral study.

PROGRAM FEE:    None   
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