Highlights & Reminders

Summer Field Courses - Get ready for the adventure of a lifetime: Field Studies in Northern Chile, Summer 2014! Contact Dr. Marr or Dr. Jantz for more information.

Photo Contest:  Download and view a PDF of the 2013 entries.

VOTE HERE.

2013 Salzmann Research Award:  Apply by Nov. 15.

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Contact

Geography & Earth Science Department
104 Shearer Hall
1871 Old Main Dr.
Shippensburg, PA 17257

Phone: 717-477-1685
Fax: 717-477-4029
Email: geog@ship.edu

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Graduate Studies

Welcome Message

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.  

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