The Department of Geography 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?


Scott and Danielle Hawkins

An amazing story about a truly special GEO alumnus and his loving family

Scott Hawkins is remarkable and improves every single day

Reconstructed Iroquoian longhouse, Museum of Ontario Archaeology, London, Ontario.

Geo PhD Student and Faculty Awarded Grant

Congratulations to Albert Fulton and Dr. Catherine Yansa


Thursday, August 13, 2015 8:30 am

“Complex land use and cover trajectories in the northern Chocó bioregion of Colombia”

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 1:00 pm

“The Impact of Climate Change and Variability on Sweet Potato Production in East Africa”

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