Urban Geography

Students with a concentration in Urban Geography study urbanization, cities, and urban issues in global context.  Urban geography at UMass Amherst emphasizes the role cities play in issues of environmental justice and sustainability.


Urban geography is a foundation for a wide range of careers in fields ranging from urban and regional planning, transportation and business logistics to local, state and national government, and non-governmental advocacy for a wide range of social groups.

For detailed requirements, please see Geography BA Concentration Tables