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University of Utah    
  Dec 14, 2017
2017-2018 General Catalog

Geography, M.S.

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Master Requirements for Geography

332 S. 1400 E., BLDG 73, Rm. 217, Salt Lake City, UT 84112

Minimum Master Hours: 30

Admission Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0.
  • GRE test

Graduation Requirements:

  • Minimum of 24 hours coursework numbered 6000 or above and 6 hours research credit are required.
  • All courses must be completed with a B- or better.
  • Must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 in all graduate courses.
  • Candidates for the Master of Arts (M.A.) degree must be certified by the Department of World Languages and Cultures as having demonstrated “standard proficiency” in at least one foreign language.  The Geography Department must approve the choice of language.

Master's Program Requirements

Department Required Courses

Elective Courses

  • Complete a minimum of 8 credit hours at 6000+ level (or a 5000 level course is acceptable if a 6000 course is not available).
  • One elective must be a methods course selected by the student with approval from advisor.


(Complete minimum of 6 credit hours)