PhD in Geography

A faculty of international reputation offers students opportunities to pursue doctoral research. 33 credits of courses are required, the comprehensive examination (written and oral components), dissertation proposal, and dissertation defense. Funding consideration from the Department of Geography for Fall 2016 admission is now CLOSED. But self-funding for Fall 2016 admission is still open. Spring 2017 admission for financial support will close on October 1, 2016. Minimum qualifications to apply to the PhD program are: (i) bachelors degree (GPA over 3.0) and (ii) GRE of at least 144 (Quant) and 153 (Verbal). Current funding for qualified students is $17,000 per year plus all tuition credits (students are liable for FSU fees). List of required classes:

GEO5058 Survey of Geographic Thought (3 credits)

GEO5118C Geographic Research (3 credits)

GEO5165C Quantitative Geography (3 credits) OR GEO5934 Qualitative Geography (3 credits)

GEO6093 Professional Development Geography (3 credits)

For more information contact Graduate Program Director: Victor Mesev (vmesev@fsu.edu) 850-645-2498

Past Dissertations