The advanced skills gained from a graduate degree in the College of Liberal Arts are highly relevant in today’s rapidly evolving world. You will form expertise through rigorous coursework and research to meet your professional and personal goals.

Geography and Urban Studies PhD graduates are prepared for teaching and research positions within academia across a range of disciplines, and they are prepared for professional work in nonprofits, and as consultants in private firms and in think tanks. Recent alumni have secured positions as professors, lead researchers and postdoctoral fellows, and they are working in the following fields.

  • Environmental analysis
  • Environmental law
  • Nonprofit administration
  • Public policy
  • Sustainability
  • Urban planning

Career Services

As a Temple student, you can also visit the university’s Career Center for support during your job or internship search. Drop in for a short visit or schedule a 30-minute coaching session to discuss components of your professional profile, including your résumé and LinkedIn presence.

Career services can provide

Learn more about Temple’s Career Center.