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Geographic Information Science

University of Minnesota

Master
12 months
Duration
27204 USD/year
27204 USD/year
17580 USD/year
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About

Our master of Geographic Information Science degree program at University of Minnesota provides graduate-level work in the theory, applications, and technology of geographic information science.

Overview

Courses for the Geographic Information Science degree program at University of Minnesota are divided into three broad categories: core courses, technology courses, and elective courses. Core courses provide the conceptual and theoretical underpinnings for a comprehensive, well-rounded knowledge of geographic information science (GIS), including an introductory seminar for entering students (GIS 8501), a set of technology courses focus on specific software and techniques in GIS, and elective courses provide additional breadth to the program by allowing students to take courses related to their area of interest.

The MGIS program at the University of Minnesota offers you the flexibility of being a part- or full-time student. Many MGIS students work full-time and complete their degrees as part-time students. On a full-time student schedule, the degree takes two years to complete. As a part-time student, completion times vary depending on the number of courses taken each term.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • GIS Development Practicum
  • Advanced Geographic Information Science
  • GIS in Environmental Science and Management
  • Advanced Remote Sensing and Geospatial Analysis
  • Spatial Database Design and Administration

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

35 alternative credits

Delivered

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.
3

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.
100
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).
7.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admission to a UMN graduate program requires a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in the U.S., or a comparable degree from outside the U.S.
  • Many graduate programs prefer an undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) or higher for admission.
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
  • Many graduate programs require letters of recommendation, submitted and uploaded online. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    27204 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13602 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    27204 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13602 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    17580 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8790 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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