In the field. Studying geography around the world.
Geography students in the PCMI program will:
The geography program will consist of a minimum of 30 credit hours of graduate work, including a minimum of 4, but not more than 6, credit hours of thesis. The degree program will normally consist of 4 semesters of academic study (in residence), satisfaction of a comprehensive exam, and completion of a thesis. Students must complete 27 months of Peace Corps service, usually in the middle of their CU graduate training and may earn up to 6 credit hours for the Peace Corps work, depending on the program pursued.
Acceptance into the University of Colorado Department of Geography MA program generally requires a high quality academic record, including an undergraduate degree with GPA of 3.0 or above, a match of applicant’s interests with faculty member expertise, completion of the GRE exam, three letters of recommendation, and a statement of intent from the applicant. See the Geography departmental website for details. Acceptance into the Peace Corps Masters International program also required (separate application).
Questions? Please email Karen Weingarten, or call 303-492-8311.
See also the Peace Corps Master's International website for information specific to the Peace Corps.