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Academics / M.A. / Ph.D. in Geography

M.A. / Ph.D. in Geography

The University of Kentucky has a long and distinguished history of research and graduate education in Geography. The department has been identified as one of the top twenty academic programs at the University and has 20 faculty members and nearly 60 graduate students. Our research clusters highlight the diversity of faculty and student research activities in human geography, physical geography, and mapping. 

Our Graduate program is central to departmental life and a key reason for the high profile we enjoy nationally and internationally. Check out the details about our innovative and challenging MA and PhD programs. Note that we also offer an online graduate certificate and MA in Applied Environmental and Sustainability Studies and an online graduate certificate and MS in Digital Mapping

Please do not hesitate to contact the Director of Graduate Studies (Prof. Michael Samers, for further information about the program and applications.