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Geography

Northwest Missouri State University

Bachelor On Campus
48 months
Duration
17524 USD/year
17524 USD/year
10297 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

Geography is a holistic discipline that studies the relationship between humans, the unique cultures of construct and the environments in which they live. This major in Geography  at the Northwest Missouri State University prepares students for a wide range of careers in varied areas of geography and culture. 

Overview

Each emphasis allows students to specialize in one of these fields and tailor classes within that emphasis to fit their interest beyond the core courses within the program.

As a student majoring in geography at Northwest, you learn the importance and impacts of space, the uniqueness of places and regions, and how humans and environment interact.

The major in Geography from the Northwest Missouri State University focuses on culture and regional geography with a wide range of tropical and regional courses available. Students will develop physical geography expertise in areas like geomorphology, atmospheric processes and sustainability. The major also teaches skills in analyzing, planning and critical thinking to prepare you for success in your career.

More than 95% of students who graduated with a degree in geography obtained employment or continued their education within six months after graduation.

Career Opportunities

The following is a listing of common positions for graduates with a geography major:

  • Cartography Technician
  • Geography Information Systems Analyst
  • Retail Analyst
  • Homeland Security
  • Mapping Technician
  • Urban Planning
  • Precision Agriculture
  • Graduate School in Geography

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • GIS Elective 
  • Regional Geography course
  • Geographic Thought & Research 
  • Systematic Geography 
  • Senior Seminar in Geography  
  • Regional Geography Course

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
61
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
5.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • International application for admission
  • Application fee of $75 in U.S. currency
  • Official academic transcripts from each secondary and post-secondary institution attended.
  • Copy of passport
  • Bank statement
  • Northwest statement of support form
  • English proficiency exam score report
  • GRE and/or GMAT score reports
  • ACT/SAT scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17524 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17524 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    17524 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17524 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    10297 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10297 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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