Degree Programs

The Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences at UMKC provides a world-class education in the earth and environmental sciences, with both undergraduate and graduate degree options.

Currently, the department offers six undergraduate degrees: Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degrees in the disciplines of Environmental Studies, Geography and Geology,  and Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degrees in Environmental Science, Geography and Geology.  A certificate program for undergraduates in Geographic Information Systems is also available.

Students working in the field outsideAdditionally, students can designate an undergraduate minor in Environmental Studies, Sustainability, Geography or Geology.

Learn more about our undergraduate programs.

For students wishing to continue their studies at the graduate level, the department offers a Master of Science (M.S.) in Environmental and Urban Geosciences, with three areas of concentration: Environmental Geography and Geographic Information Systems, Environmental Geology, and Urban and Cultural Geography.  The department also offers an Interdisciplinary Ph.D. (IPh.D.) in conjunction with the UMKC School of Graduate Studies.

Learn more about our graduate programs.