About the Department of Geography and Urban Studies
The Department of Geography and Urban Studies focuses on the four themes of globalization, sustainability, social justice, and geographic methods, combining social science skills with technical training. Our graduates get competitive and meaningful jobs in non-profit, government, and business sectors.
Programs of Study
Master’s and Certificate in GIS
We are now accepting applications for the Professional Science Master’s in Geographic Information Systems.
Learn more about how our students seek to make a difference in the world.
Major and Minor in Environmental Studies
Major and Minor in Geography and Urban Studies
Graduate and Undergraduate Certificates in GIS
Department of Geography and Urban Studies Research
Department News and Events
The Department of Geography and Urban Studies is pleased to announce that Sarah Stinard-Kiel was awarded a prestigious National Science Foundation grant to fund her dissertation project entitled “Geographies of Urban Trauma: Examining a social service paradigm shift in two US cities”. Sarah was awarded the Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement grant for a total of $15,561…
Temple University, Philadelphia PA. Temple University’s Department of Geography and Urban Studies (GUS) invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track Assistant Professor position for academic year 2017-2018, with responsibilities for teaching in the areas of 1) nature/society relations and 2) Geographic Information Systems. The appointment will be for one year only. It is possible that…
On February 21st, Dr. Tina Rosan participated in a panel discussion on the “Science of the Living City Forum on Green Infrastructure.” The panel discussed the diverse challenges and benefits of green infrastructure in sustainable city planning. Learn more about the panel’s discussion on EarthDesk.