The CMU Department of Geography has built a scholarly community with clear expectations and goals and a rigorous curriculum that shapes a strong sense of engagement and excitement.
The department's highest priority is to maintain an academic environment that supports student achievement and involvement in the creation and application of knowledge. Faculty members encourage students to engage in research or independent study projects such as work in cartography, remote sensing, geographic information systems, environmental analysis, land use planning, and methods of physical geography instruction.
We invite you to come learn with the best. It's part of our commitment to provide you with a stimulating education that prepares you for a fulfilling career and enhances your ability to adapt quickly in a rapidly changing world.