Geographic Information Science

University of Redlands

24 months
47691 USD/year
47691 USD/year
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The Master of Science in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Program is designed for professionals and recent graduates seeking to enhance their knowledge of the analysis, management, and communication of geographic information.


It combines the development of strong technical skills and in-depth understanding of geographic information systems and theory. The one-year program consists of 10 months of coursework and the undertaking of a Major Individual Project. The two-year program consists of up to 12 seven-week terms, with corresponding three week breaks as in the one-year program.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Fundamentals of Geographic Information
  • Information Systems Foundations for GIS
  • Communicating Geographic Information
  • Statistics & Spatial Analysis
  • Programming for GIS
  • Introduction to GI Technology
  • Creating and Managing Geodatabases
  • Customizing GIS for the Web
  • Introduction to Image Data

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




42 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

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.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A complete resume
  • A personal statement
  • Two letters of recommendation (sent directly by recommenders) can either be uploaded online or emailed directly to the program coordinator.
  • IERF evaluation of transcripts- Detailed Report Required
  • Standardized testing scores (TOEFL, if required; GRE, if available)
  • Confidential Financial Statement of Support (required before visa application can be issued)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    47691 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 47691 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    47691 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 47691 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.


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