Welcome to graduate studies in the Department of Geography and Earth Science at Shippensburg University! We are committed to student learning and personal development through innovative teaching, high quality field application, and use of geotechnology in all aspects of our departmental programs. The Geoenvironmental studies graduate program is designed to be flexible in order to meet the varied needs of a wide range of students. The specific mission of the graduate program can be summarized as follows:
- Develop mastery of theoretical knowledge and provide experience with practical applications from a wide range of environmental and geotechnical disciplines.
- Provide further training and experience to increase competitiveness in the environmental and geotechnical job markets.
- Provide continuing education to fulfill professional development requirements.
- Provide a solid foundation for continued graduate education.
Please explore the graduate pages or contact Dr. Tim Hawkins for further information. Also, the Guide to Geoenvironmental Studies Graduate Program (in pdf format) is a useful document.