The world is undergoing unprecedented social transformations and environmental changes in both local and global contexts. Members of the Department of Geography and Environmental Sciences (GES) are committed to understanding and tackling these profound challenges. Our classes span the environmental, social and geospatial sciences to critically appraise our changing world while providing skills for solving urgent problems. Our award-winning faculty conduct cutting-edge research around the world to promote equitable, healthy and sustainable conditions.


Master's Programs

PhD Program

The PhD program in Geography, Planning and Design encompasses the social, environmental, and spatial sciences and reflects our commitment to collaboration and integration across traditional academic disciplines.