The University of Oklahoma, based in Norman, OK offers a fully funded master’s in Geography and Environmental Sustainability. The M.A. in Geography and Environmental Sustainability degree is designed to give students a professional grasp of the concepts and techniques of geography. The M.A. degree can be completed with or without a thesis. The Department offers several teaching and research assistantships to highly qualified students each year. Stipends are for nine months of each academic year along with tuition waivers and health insurance. Assistantships can be renewed for up to two years (M.A. and M.S. program).