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M.Sc. On Campus

Geographic Information Systems

University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC)

24 months
Duration
33960 USD/year
33960 USD/year
19770 USD/year
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About

The Master of Professional Studies (M.P.S.): Geographic Information Systems (GIS) at University of Maryland Baltimore County is for early to mid-career professionals interested in an understanding of GIS that goes beyond “GIS as a tool for analysis.”

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Overview

Program Overview

This forward-looking program is developing the next generation of GIS professionals: those that have a fundamental understanding of the importance of geography as well as an advanced knowledge of the technologies involved in the end-to-end development of advanced Geographic Information Systems .

The two-year Geographic Information Systems program at University of Maryland Baltimore County provides students with the knowledge, tools and techniques of database management, application development, and analytical assessment to appropriately address GIS requirements and answer spatial questions. Upon completing the program, students will be able to demonstrate technical leadership in planning, implementing, and managing the enterprise GIS.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Seminar in GIS
  • Spatial Database and System Design
  • Geoprocessing and Spatial Analysis
  • GIS Application Development
  • Project Management of the Enterprise GIS
  • Professional Seminar on the Geospatial Technologies

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
53
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
100

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
53
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
100

Other requirements

General requirements

  • B.A. or B.S. in Geography, Computer Science or Information Systems or a bachelor’s degree in a related field with GIS-related work experience.
  • Working knowledge of Geographic Information Systems.
  • Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (Students with a GPA less than 3.0  may be admitted to the MPS program provisionally or to the Graduate Certificate program.)
  • GRE is not required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33960 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1132 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    33960 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1132 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    19770 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 659 USD per credit during 24 months.

Funding

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