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Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Geography


Graduate Program

Thank you for your interest in graduate study in Geography at East Carolina University.  We have an active and growing graduate program, with students pursuing a wide range of interests.  The ECU Geography Department is friendly and diverse, with faculty expertise ranging from cultural geography to climatology; from remote sensing to rural development, and much more.  Below you can find more information about our research specialties, faculty, and degree program, as well as details about the application process.   

Should you have any additional questions or want to discuss the possibilities for graduate study in geography here at ECU, please don’t hesitate to contact me directly.  I look forward to hearing form you!

Paul Gares                                                                            

Director of Graduate Studies


Degrees, Options and Funding

Current Students

Past Graduates and Thesis Titles

Graduate Research Interests

Graduate School Application

Graduate Handbook

Forms:  Internship Duties
             Independent Study Proposal
             Thesis Topic Approval
             Internship Topic Approval