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Geographic Information Sciences

Eastern Illinois University

24 months
Duration
785 USD/credit 23550 USD/year
785 USD/credit 23550 USD/year
327 USD/credit 9810 USD/year
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About

The Professional Science Master's in Geographic Information Sciences (PSM in GISci) is an interdisciplinary program at Eastern Illinois University offering you advanced courses in geospatial technologies, theory and analytics sought by GIS employers.

Overview

Our Geographic Information Sciences program at Eastern Illinois University delivers geospatial courses in the fundamentals of GIScience and remote sensing, spatial analysis and statistics, GIS programming and geodatabase management.

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.

Program Goals

The Professional Science Master's in Geographic Information Sciences (PSM in GISci) provides advanced training in geospatial technologies, theory and analytics sought by GIS employers. 

Our program delivers geospatial courses in the fundamentals of GIScience and remote sensing, cartography, geodatabase design, programming and spatial analysis and statistics. The program also includes a business component and internship requirement designed to provide professional skills needed to succeed in the workforce.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Geographic Information Science
  • Remote Sensing
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Advanced Database Technology
  • Building Geodatabases
  • Advanced Lidar Mapping

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 SCH

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.75

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Grade Point Average(GPA): minimum 2.75 out of 4.0. Some graduate degrees have higher GPA requirements.
  • Test of English Language (TOEFL, IELTS, etc.)
  • A passport copy is required.
  • Non-refundable application fee of $30.00 U.S. in the form of a check, certified check or money order made payable to Eastern Illinois University, application fee is valid for one year.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23550 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 785 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    23550 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 785 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    9810 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 327 USD per credit during 24 months.

Per Credit Hour

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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