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Get hands-on experience with the latest technology through internships, student research opportunities and active classes taught by innovative Central Michigan faculty members.

New scholarships available

The Calkins Scholarship has $1500 scholarships available for incoming students of any major in the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies. Send an unofficial transcript and intended major to ges@cmich.edu.

CMU gave me a unique advantage by providing a major in Geographic Information Sciences (GIS), something that I have found to be very impressive to employers and has provided me with numerous opportunities.

Graduate Programs

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Michigan Geographic Alliance

The MGA is a network of teachers, geographers, and educators committed to using geographic content and skill to improve the educational experiences of Michigan students.

Learn More about the MGA