Welcome to the Department of Geography, Environment, and Spatial Sciences! This website is your window into our engagement with the world: MSU geographers advance knowledge about people and the environment, right here in Michigan as well as across the Earth, at scales ranging from your neighborhood to the entire planet. We use and teach cutting-edge approaches, including drones, satellite remote sensing, geographic information systems, and spatial data analytics. Explore what we have to offer on these pages, connect with us to learn more, and join us for your geographic adventure through our GIS certificate program or our undergraduate or graduate degree options. Spartan Geographers Will. — Ashton Shortridge, Chairperson

2023 Spartan Geographer



2023 Spartan Geographer

The 2023 Spartan Geographer is now available! Read the latest updates from the MSU Department of Geography, Environment and Spatial Sciences. Click here to download your copy today.

Why Study Geography at MSU?