The University of Utah, based in Salt Lake City, UT offers a fully funded PhD in Geography. The PhD is the pinnacle degree in the field of Geography and provides the advanced training required for careers in research and academia. PhD students develop a research-intensive dissertation in close collaboration with their advisor and committee. Geography PhD is designed to be flexible, allowing you to specialize in the area of your interest. Ph.D. students are eligible to receive teaching and research assistantship funding. These positions are awarded on a competitive basis and include a tuition waiver and subsidized health insurance. A Master’s degree is required to enter the Ph.D. program.