The SDSU Geography Department offers undergraduate, Masters and PhD programs with concentration in human and physical geography, and methodological technologies. The department now offers a new MS/BS program in Geographic Information Science. The department has 16 full time faculty, seven emeritus professors, seven lecturers, and one adjunct faculty with a diverse range of research interests, including physical, cultural, urban and economic geography, environmental, natural resource and land use analysis, remote sensing, geographic information systems, and spatial techniques.
We have an active and collegial group of faculty, staff, and students, housed in a first-rate office setting that contains state-of-the-art laboratory facilities. We are also fortunate to live in one of the most attractive and vibrant cities in the country. San Diego boasts a beautiful physical environment and offers its residents a wide variety of cultural and physical activities (and a terrific climate)
San Diego State University (SDSU), founded in 1897, is the largest and oldest higher education facility in the greater San Diego area (generally the City and County of San Diego), and is part of the California State University system. It is the third-oldest university in the California State University system, and one of the oldest universities in California. SDSU has a student body of more than 33,000 and an alumni base of more than 200,000.
The Carnegie Foundation has designated the institution a “Doctoral/Research University -
Intensive,” and the campus offers bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees
(Ph.D. and Ed.D) in a total of 151 fields.