The Department of Geography, Society, and Environment at the University of Minnesota invites students to apply for MA and PhD positions in Geography with a specialization in Geographic Information Science (GIScience). The department also offers a two-year professional Masters of GIS (MGIS).
The department offers all MA or PhD students a very competitive funding package that will cover a standard progression of four to five years for the PhD and two years for the MA. This includes stipend, tuition, and fringe costs.
Graduate students have many opportunities to work with community experts who offer hands-on classes in topics including programming, web mapping, spatial databases, and surveying. The Department of Geography, Society, and Environment at the University of Minnesota is internationally recognized and includes scholars working in GIScience, urban geography, globalization and development, nature-society studies, regional geography, climatology, paleoclimatology, and biogeography. The University of Minnesota is a world-class university that offers students access to a wide array of faculty and departments.
Application deadline: December 15, 2018 for admission in Fall 2019.
Additional information: https://cla.umn.edu/geography/graduate/apply
For question about the MA/PhD application process contact the Graduate Program Coordinator, Sara Braun (firstname.lastname@example.org, +1 612 625-6080)