"Everything is interconnected"
Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859)
German Geographer, Naturalist, and Explorer
The University of Montana Department of Geography is a unique program situated in a spectacular setting. Capitalizing on the distinctive flavor of the Rocky Mountain West and its position as a gem in the Crown of the Continent, UM Geography offers students a matchless opportunity for studies in mountain landscapes, community planning, and spatial technologies. The diverse curriculum seamlessly blends education in the unique challenges of mountain environments, the organizing principles of sustainable development, and the powerful analytic capabilities of Geographic Information Systems (GIS), while preparing graduates for meaningful careers both domestically and abroad. Come learn in our backyard, while we prepare you for the world!