Integrated Geospatial Technology, M.Sc. | Online (optional) | Michigan Technological University | Houghton, United States
12 months
23332 USD/year
23332 USD/year
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The Integrated Geospatial Technology program of Michigan Technological University is designed to represent the diversity within the body of knowledge that comprises Integrated Geospatial Technology. The specific set of courses a student takes to meet the requirements of the degree is meant to be flexible to allow a customized program that will satisfy specific research or project interests.


What you'll work on.

There is a large and growing need for scientists and engineers with advanced training in the geospatial technologies. In particular, there is a recognized need in different disciplines to gather, analyze, and interpret geographically referenced spatial information and data. The Integrated Geospatial Technology program of Michigan Technological University provides an optimal combination of education and training in Geospatial Science and Technology to students who wish to join the geospatial workforce.

Where you'll work.

GI Scientists lead research and development efforts at geospatial software development companies, government agencies, and in universities. Key government agencies involved in geospatial research are: NGA, USGS, NASA, US DHS, NOAA NGS, EPA, DOD, DOE, DOJ, and others.

Geospatial engineers and scientists are responsible for using geographic data that supports military/civilian operations for disaster relief and Homeland Security. They collect, analyze, and distribute geospatial information to represent the terrain and its possible effects.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Ethics of Conservation and Sustainability
  • Geospatial Concepts, Technologies, and Data
  • Data Analysis and Adjustments
  • Geodetic Models
  • Advanced Photogrammetry - Satellite Photogrammetry
  • Close-range Photogrammetry

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Apply at least a semester in advance of projected admission to improve your chances of receiving funding.


33 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • Résumé / Curriculum vitae
  • Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale
  • Please include in your Student Statements experience with Geospatial software and hardware, if any.
  • GRE not required
  • TOEFL: Required Score of 79 iBT
  • IELTS: Required Overall Band Score of 6.5

Tuition Fee

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    23332 USD/year
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  • National

    23332 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23332 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Houghton

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

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


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