M.Sc. On Campus

Geospatial Information Sciences

University of Texas at Dallas

12 months
22302 USD/year
22302 USD/year
12344 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The MS in Geospatial Information Sciences is a professional program at University of Texas at Dallas offered jointly by the School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences and the School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics.


The Geospatial Information Sciences program from University of Texas at Dallas provides students a rigorous understanding of the technologies, quantitative techniques, models and theories used to acquire and manage spatially referenced information and to analyze spatial processes.

Career Options

  • Graduates of the program can apply their skills in multiple areas including public sectors, such as policy analysis, smart cities, transportation planning, geospatial intelligence, emergency response, public health and environmental sustainability, as well as private sectors, such as marketing, site selection, logistics, driverless cars, real estate, internet of things and resource exploration (including petroleum).

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • GIS Data Analysis Fundamentals
  • GIS Programming Fundamentals
  • Remote Sensing Fundamentals
  • Satellite Geophysics and Applications
  • GIS Theories, Models, and Issues
  • Geospatial Sciences Workshop

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Proof of English proficiency.
  • GRE or GMAT score.
  • Completed UT Dallas graduate application.
  • Application fee.
  • $50 non-refundable international credential evaluation fee.
  • Diplomas and/or degree certificates. Upload scanned copies with certified English translations by the appropriate academic institution or government agency.
  • All college/university transcripts or mark sheets.
  • Letters of recommendation.
  • Certified translation of non-English documents.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22302 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11151 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    22302 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11151 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    12344 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6172 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Richardson

1207 - 2237 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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