Master of Science


Central to Mapping Your Future.

CCSU's MS in Geography serves as a springboard for further study or a career in the fields of planning, tourism, geotechnology, or geography. Custom design a program of study to meet your needs and increase your career marketability.

Program Features

  • Starts every January and August 
  • 30-credit program 
  • Attend full- or part-time 
  • Hybrid class options (50% in person, 50% online) 
  • Evening classes available 
  • Financial aid is available 
  • No GMAT/GRE required 

Program Options

Global Sustainability Specialization

Examine environmental, social, and economic challenges facing society. Explore and develop possible sustainable solutions to these challenges in a variety of in-demand careers. Gain an empirical grasp of the human- environment relationship as you work towards the eradication of social and economic activities that endanger the Earth’s regenerative abilities.

- Marwin Gonzalez, MS ’12

Today, I own my own GIS (Geographic Information Systems) company employing 15 people, most CCSU GIS Geography graduates and my company have work in the GIS field all over the world. The field of GIS is large and expanding and I cannot find enough experienced graduates to work in the field. I would encourage anyone thinking of coming to CCSU to consider GIS and Geography...and I will employ them immediately upon graduation!

- Marwin Gonzalez, MS ’12

What You'll Gain

  • Understanding the breadth, depth, and complexity of the human experience through geography  
  • Ability to develop and conduct independent research  
  • Mastery of theoretical knowledge through experience with practical applications  
  • Appreciation and understanding of geographical thought, its philosophical background and debates, and the interpretation of geographical literature  
  • Proficiency in social science and geographical research methods  
  • Greater chance of fulfilling professional development goals  
  • Ability to present and defend research work in written, oral, and graphic form  
  • Tools to apply geographic knowledge and skills to a wide range of problems faced by business, industry, and government