MA in Geography Degree Online Charting New Territories: Advanced Studies in Geographic Sciences


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100% online, 8-week courses

Transfer in up to 50% of the degree total

Our world is full of diverse landscapes. Large cities, small towns, wooded forests, deserts, and mountains cover the globe – as does land that has not yet been explored. Pieces of land have history, but they also have chapters not yet written and stories not yet told. With Liberty University’s 100% online Master of Arts (MA) in Geography, you can learn how to navigate, document, use, and preserve different pieces of land.

This master’s in geography online offers you the opportunity to study key aspects of geography as well as the freedom to select 3 elective courses. That way, you can gain an advanced understanding of geography while also studying the subjects you’re most passionate about.

You won’t have to cross mountains or sail seas to complete our online geography degree – the MA in Geography at Liberty is offered 100% online in 8-week courses with no set login times. That way, you can earn a graduate degree while remaining committed to the things that matter most – like your job, family, and community.

Our MA in Geography consists of 2 sections: core courses and elective courses. Together, these sections offer you a well-rounded geography education as well as the freedom to select a few of your own courses.

In the core section of your degree, you will study geographic research methods. You will also be introduced to geographic information systems, embark on a journey through quantitative analysis, and explore human geography. In addition, you’ll study historical geography, demography and populations, and economic geography. The core section of our MA in Geography is rounded out by courses in transport and military geography.

The elective section of our master’s in geography requires 3 courses. You will be able to choose which 3 courses you’d like to take from a wide variety of options – ranging from economics and global studies to language and linguistics – giving you the opportunity to study the subjects you’re most passionate about.

This degree’s unique combination of core geography studies and electives is designed to offer maximum benefit to you. For more information on what a geography degree from Liberty can do for you, request information or apply today!

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  • 600+ Online Degrees
  • No Standardized Testing for Admission
  • Transfer in up to 75% of an Undergrad Degree
  • Transfer in up to 50% of a Grad/Doctoral Degree

  • Cartographer
  • Geographer
  • Geographic information systems (GIS) technologist
  • Industrial developer
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  • Nonprofit worker
  • Policy developer
  • Public administrator
  • Surveyor
  • Urban planner

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Your success is our success, which is why we are committed to providing quality academics at an affordable tuition rate. While other colleges are increasing their tuition, we have frozen tuition rates for the majority of our undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs for the past 9 years – and counting.

Graduate Full Time $565/Credit
Graduate Part Time $615/Credit
Military Graduate $275/Credit

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Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students across the globe.

Who May Qualify?

  • Active Duty
  • Reserve/National Guard
  • Veterans/Retirees
  • Spouses of Service Members and Veterans/Retirees
  • Current Department of Defense Employees

Available Benefits:

  • Tuition discounts – $275 per credit hour for graduate courses
  • Additional discount for veterans who service in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $625 per course)*
  • 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times (may exclude certain courses such as practicums, internships, or field experiences)

*Not applicable to certificates.