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Northeastern Illinois University

Program in Geography and Environmental Studies

Chicago, IL


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Northeastern Illinois University


Northeastern Illinois University / Program in Geography and Environmental Studies is located in Chicago, IL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Graduate Certificate) Geographic information science
Master of Arts (MA) Geography and environmental studies

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional



Application Fee - Domestic
applications accepted?
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 1st Not reported Yes
Spring deadline August 15th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Undergraduate minor in geography or environmental studies, minimum GPA of 2.75

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA


Focus of faculty research: Segregation and urbanization of minority groups in the Chicago area, scale dependence and parameterization in nonpoint source pollution modeling, ecological land classification and mapping, ecosystem restoration, soil-vegetation relationships
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 3701 West Bryn Mawr
LWH 0041
Chicago, IL  60625
United States
Contact Dr. Michael Wenz
Acting Chair
Phone: 772-442-5597