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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato
Geography Department
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*photos on this website are all used with permission of Dr. Phillip Larson or other Geography Faculty.
The History of Minnesota State Geography

Please take a moment to click on this link to learn more about the long tradition of Geographic Excellence at Minnesota State University.

Program Offerings

Undergraduate - Geography

Geography (BA/BS/Minor)
Geographic Information Systems Certificate

Undergraduate - Earth Science

Earth Science (BS/BA)
Earth Science - Geology Option (BS)
Geomorphology & Earth Surface Processes certificate

Graduate - Geography

Geography - MS, GIS Certificate

Affliated Programs -

Geoarcheology Certificate - Anthropology
Why Major in geography

Laboratories and Other Facilities

  • Cartography Lab
  • Geographic Information Systems Lab
  • Geographic/Earth Science Field Equipment
  • MSU's Weather Lab
  • other Earth Science Facilities


News and Events


  • Dr. Larson helps bring in $426,000 MNDNR Interagency Agreement with Water Resources Center and Utah State University
  • MSU GIS Day being held for the third year! GIS date to be held on November 15th, 2015. For information please contact Dr. Mohapatra.
  • Cartography Lab and GIS Lab receives new computers for the 2015 academic year.

Geography and Earth Science Events