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Situated at the foot of the Rocky Mountains, the University of Denver is an ideal laboratory for physical and human geographers. Since it was founded in 1945, the University of Denver's department of geography has offered excellent opportunities for gra
Location:
Denver, United States
Program Type:
Full Degree
Degree Level:
Master
Specialty:
Geographic Information Systems

Program Overview

Program Description:
Situated at the foot of the Rocky Mountains, the University of Denver is an ideal laboratory for physical and human geographers. Since it was founded in 1945, the University of Denver's department of geography has offered excellent opportunities for graduate students in teaching, research, academia, government and the private sector. Some of the advantages of studying geography include: engaged and research-active faculty; small classes and personal attention; state-of-the-art geospatial technology laboratories; strong and exciting field orientation; and an excellent location for applied research in physical and human geography. Situated at the foot of the Rocky Mountains, the University of Denver is an ideal laboratory for physical and human geographers. Since it was founded in 1945, the University of Denver's department of geography has offered excellent opportunities for graduate students in teaching, research, academia, government and the private sector. Quite simply, we are state-of-the-art. Among our distinctive assets: fully networked labs with frequent upgrades in hardware, specialized equipment and software; four Geographic Information Systems (GIS) labs which include most industry standard GIS software (All ESRI products, ERDAS Imagine, E-cognition, ENVI, Web Mapping and Geo-visualization products); USDA-approved soil and sediment lab, a weather and climate lab and the Hoyt Mineral Collection; multimedia teaching classrooms; national and international field trips; and the Mount Evans field station (elevation 10,600 feet), is just 45 minutes from campus. Come visit our facilities, meet our facutly and students, and see the advantages for yourself! The department of geography at the University of Denver offers programs leading to the M.A., M.S. in Geographic Information Science (GISc) (on-campus and online programs) and Ph.D. Areas of teaching and research include biogeography, climatology, computer-assisted cartography, cultural ecology, cultural g

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Accreditation:
The University of Denver is accredited as a doctoral degree-granting institution by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
Requirements:
3.0 GPA for Master's 3.5 GPA for PhD
International Requirements:
88 iBT; 570 pBT

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