The Department of Geography at The University of Alabama offers a PhD and an MS in geography with four areas of concentration:

In addition, the department offers a GIS certificate program that enables students to acquire technical and analytical skills.three students working in a forest

Career Opportunities

The graduate program in geography prepares students to pursue further academic study and to work in a broad range of positions with federal, state, and local governments; environmental consulting firms; private conservation and resource management agencies; and educational institutions.


Nearly all of our graduate students are funded with paid tuition and stipends.