Graduate Studies

West Chester University


COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS

Geography and Planning


PROGRAMS
  • M.A. Geography

ADMISSIONS
  • Applicants should submit transcripts of all undergraduate work.
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Resume that indicates relevant work experience
  • Statement of career background and goals.
  • GRE or other standardized scores are useful in the admission process, but not required.
  • Admission is based on department evaluation of course work taken for the baccalaureate degree and additional course work, if any, in combination with the other criteria above.
  • The application deadline is May 15 for the fall semester and November 15 for the spring semester.
  • Fill out online application form

OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION
  • The department welcomes qualified applicants who have no previous background in geography, although additional preliminary or concurrent work may be required.
  • The degree program minimally involves 11 geography classes, or 33 credits to complete the required thesis.

CONTACT FOR MORE INFORMATION
Joan M. Welch, Ph.D.
JWELCH@wcupa.edu
610-436-2940
Geography and Planning Web Site