Jennifer Helzer, Ph.D., Director
Associate Professor: Hauselt
Assistant Professor: Avwunudiogba, McNally
Office: Bizzini Hall 215
Phone: (209) 667-3127
This program provides a strong foundation in geographic concepts and methods with in-depth course-work in geospatial technology and landscape analysis. Particular strengths include migration and cultural landscape change, urban sustainability, fluvial geomorphology, and environmental and agricultural land cover change. Our program’s regional focus is the western United States and Latin America. Beyond the geographic core, students also work with a faculty member in a secondary discipline that informs and enhances their area of study. Students complete courses in this secondary discipline in consultation with their committee.
The program is designed to prepare students for careers in geospatial technology. The program is also intended to prepare students interested in pursuing a Ph.D. in Geography or a related discipline.
Admission into the M.S. Interdisciplinary Studies with a concentration in Geospatial Analysis of Human-Environmental Change will be limited first to those who meet the eligibility requirements for the graduate school and the department. Applicants must have completed the following:
- Baccalaureate or graduate degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum GPA of 3.0 for the last 60 units completed.
- Writing section of the GRE with a score of 3.5.