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Geography, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
, MN,
The Geographic Information Systems program will prepare you for a career focusing on the physical, biological and human environment while receiving high-quality instruction in geospatial technologies, image processing and cartography.


You will experience state-of-the-art technologies as you prepare for an emphasis in physical/environmental geography or urban/regional issues.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Thematic Cartography
  • Map Design and Presentation
  • Techniques in GIS

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

  • The Geographic Information Science master's and graduate certificate programs are designed for individuals who have at least a minor in geography as an undergraduate.
  • Students without a geography minor or major maybe required to take some undergraduate courses in human and/or physical geography to prepare for the program.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11948 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11948 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    8220 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8220 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Saint Cloud

  • 900 - 1400 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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