Research Master's | Department of Geography and the Environment

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Research Master's

This degree program provides a foundation in geography and helps students develop into independent researchers through the master's thesis.

Program Info

Important Contact Information

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Faculty Coordinator: Dr. Waquar Ahmed - Administrative Contact: Keshia Wilkins

Admission Timeline

We accept applications for fall semester admission only with two target dates and a deadline.

  • January 15 -Target date for early consideration for Department funding and for consideration for University and College funding.
  • March 16 - Target date after which there is no guaranteed consideration for Department funding.
  • April 24 - Deadline with no guaranteed consideration for funding.

Admission Requirements

Our application checklist specifies information for completion of your application and indicates which items must be sent directly to UNT's Toulouse Graduate School and to the Department of Geography and the Environment. More information for international applications can be found here.

Our admissions committee conducts a holistic review of each application. Although a deficiency in one criterion will not preclude admission, top applicants will demonstrate strong potential in all areas. We seek students who are well prepared and fit with the research interests of our faculty.

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