IU's Department of Geography has an established reputation as a center of excellence in research and teaching. The preparation of our graduate students for careers in research, teaching, and service is one of the crucial missions of the department.
We are a small, but very active department where you will benefit from working closely with our faculty. We have an excellent record of job placement in academic positions. Our alumni have also gone on to a variety of rewarding careers in public and private sector employment across the U.S. and the world.
We attract, and encourage, students from a wide variety of academic backgrounds. We offer the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Geography; a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Geography with a specialization in Climate and Environmental Change; and a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Geography with a specialization in Information Systems and Remote Sensing.