The Department of Geography, Environment, and Spatial Sciences at Michigan State University is the starting place to explore Geography. From here you can explore research being conducted by world class faculty, learn more about the degrees and courses we offer, connect with our great staff, and discover how a geography degree from MSU will put you on the map.


Why major in Geography at MSU?


Quercus Hamlin

GEO graduating senior receives National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

Fewer than 1 in 7 of the 13,000 applicants received Fellowships. Congrats to Quercus Hamlin!


GEO Prof Shares Research on the Movement of Carbon in Forest Soils

Dr. Schaetzl’s findings have big implications for climate change researchers. Watch the Nature Change video.

Jeff Andresen

GEO Prof Receives Outstanding Specialist Award

Congratulations Jeff Andresen


Economic GEO Major Nominated for Beinecke Scholarship

Congratulations Amber DeJohn!


Monday, March 13, 2017 12:00 am - Wednesday, July 5, 2017 12:00 am

Enrollment for online summer courses begins on March 13

Friday, March 17, 2017 4:00 pm

“Business Location and Performance: How Space, Place, and Movement Influence Urban Entrepreneurship.”

Saturday, March 25, 2017 8:00 pm

Free Event including open skate, food, giveaways, activities, and prizes!

Thursday, April 6, 2017 7:00 pm

All are Welcome! Cash Bar | Appetizers Provided

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