As a student in the Department of Earth, Geographic, and Climate Sciences graduate programs, you’ll be part of one of the top Earth and environmental science research departments in the country, carrying out nationally and internationally recognized research across the broad range of geoscience disciplines. Through this research, you’ll connect with the broader UMass and scientific community in the areas of Earth processes, global change, and human geography. With hands-on learning opportunities and innovative teaching, you’ll be trained for a productive career in industry, academia, and government.