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Geographic Information Science and Technology

Georgia Institute of Technology

12 months
Duration
1333 USD/credit
1333 USD/credit
705 USD/credit
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About

Geographic Information Science and Technology at Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) is an emerging field of study centered on the acquisition, management, analysis, and dissemination of information that is spatially-referenced to locations on, above, and below the surface of the earth.  

Overview

Key facts 

Geographic Information Science and Technology is a highly trans-disciplinary program with substantial and growing importance in a number of traditional academic disciplines and related professions including city and regional planning, architecture, civil and environmental engineering, earth and atmospheric sciences, environmental science, demography, logistics, management, public policy and sustainability studies.  

At Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) full-time students can complete the 34 credit-hour curriculum in one calendar year including two semesters of full-time coursework and a capstone project course offered during the summer. Part-time students may complete the program in two or three academic years plus one summer session for the capstone project course. 

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Visualization for Planners
  • Quantitative and Computer Methods
  • Advanced Geographic Information Systems
  • Remote Sensing
  • Socioeconomic GIS
  • Environmental Analysis Using GIS
  • Transport & GIS

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100

Credits

34 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official GRE Scores
  • Transcript (unofficial or official) for eligible degrees (only Physics, Computer Science, and all Engineering fields)
  • Official transcripts are welcomed but are only submitted if an acceptance has been offered.
  • Three (3) Letters of Recommendation
  • *Official TOEFL Scores (international students only)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1333 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1333 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    1333 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1333 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    705 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 705 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Atlanta

1213 - 2208 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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