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Geographic Information Sciences, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
, IL,
EIU’s Professional Science Master's in Geographic Information Sciences (PSM in GISci) is an interdisciplinary program offering you advanced courses in geospatial technologies, theory and analytics sought by GIS employers.

About

Our program delivers geospatial courses in the fundamentals of GIScience and remote sensing, spatial analysis and statistics, GIS programming and geodatabase management. The program also includes a business component and internship requirement designed to provide professional project management and budgeting skills needed to succeed in the workforce. Join the geospatial revolution and let us equip you with professional skills highly valued by business, government and non-profit sectors.Our program is certified by the National Professional Science Master’s Association, and most courses are taught by tenured or tenure-track faculty. Many online courses are available for the working professional. Our program is the perfect size to encourage and allow individual mentoring by faculty.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Introduction to Geographic Information Science
  • Remote Sensing I
  • Geographic Information Systems II
  • Business Operations in Sustainable Energy Facilities

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

  • Apply to The Graduate School by submitting an online application or by completing a paper application. Application requires a $30 non-refundable fee. 
  • Official transcripts should be mailed.
  • If you received your undergraduate degree from EIU, we will be able to request your transcript from the Records Office.
  • Some departments require a test score for admission. If the department requires a test score, have the score sent directly to The Graduate School (GMA, GRE).
  • All graduate programs require applicants to submit additional application materials through MyEIU. Additional materials may include a portfolio, letters of recommendation, writing samples, etc. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    508 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 508 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    508 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 508 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    169 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 169 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Charleston

  • 1100 - 1500 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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