College of Social and Behavioral Sciences


Graduate Program

Welcome to Graduate Studies in Geography at the University of Northern Iowa 

Our M.A. program is dynamic and diverse, with offers in many subfields of geography including GIS, remote sensing, physical (fluvial and glacial geomorphology, soils), political, urban, transportation, economic, and geographic education.  Below you can find more information about our programs, faculty, and facilities.  There are many available options for graduate theses and research projects including the following concentration areas:

  • Geography Education
  • Geographic Information Science (GIS, remote sensing, etc)
  • Human Geography
  • Physical Geography
Please see our "Research Interests" section on the menu to see specific subfields and research focus areas.
If you have additional questions, please feel free to contact our graduate coordinator, Prof. James Dietrich.

Geography Graduate Student Handbook, 2019-2020