Programs

The UMW Geography Department offers various programs for students to be a part of:

  • Geography Major: A substantial degree program that lets students focus on particular areas of interest, while still receiving a broad foundation that allows for a variety of career choices.
  • Minors: Ranging from climate science to Middle Eastern studies, a variety of minors are offered to help students supplement their degree.
  • GISc Certificate: One of only a few schools in Virginia offering such a certificate, Geographic Information Science is a growing field with a focus on spatial analysis.
  • MSGA Program: A master’s degree program in Geospatial Analysis that prepares students for high level GIS jobs.
Dr. Jackie Gallagher demonstrates lateral erosion and fluvial hazards using the stream table while students look on.

Dr. Jackie Gallagher demonstrates lateral erosion and fluvial hazards using the stream table while students look on.