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Hunter Geography Ranked #8 Best Master's in Geography Programs

Among the 128 nationally accredited Master’s in Geography programs, our program was ranked #8 by BestColleges in 2022! Each school is ranked based on a formula measuring academic factors (60%) and affordability (40%). See

If you are passionate about protecting the Earth and finding ways out of climate emergency or appreciate the interconnectedness between people and landscapes, you will find geography an attractive interdisciplinary field and a meaningful career. Demand for expertise in geography will increase within the next 5-15 years as we search for environmentally and socially sustainable ways of being on this planet. Our graduates also acquire qualitative, quantitative, and geospatial skills. Graduates work successfully in nonprofit organizations, government, private business, research, emergency and crisis management, and education. The National Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that geographers in government positions, not including the postal service, earned in 2021 a median salary of $93,640. See information about our MA in Geography program here.