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Geospatial Science

University of North Alabama

24 months
740 USD/credit 12210 USD/year
740 USD/credit 12210 USD/year
370 USD/credit 6105 USD/year
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The Master of Science in Geospatial Science at University of North Alabama is an innovative approach to applying spatial knowledge and technology to solve contemporary problems. 


The Geospatial Science program focuses on the multidisciplinary application of geography, the spatial paradigm and methods of geospatial technologies to prepare students to:

  • Solve complex environmental, urban, economic and business problems

  • Conduct independent research

  • Develop skills in critical thinking and writing

  • Enter professions requiring knowledge of geospatial methods, analysis, and techniques.

Graduates from the Department of Geography at UNA work in various government, public and private sector jobs throughout the country and overseas. These jobs involve regional and urban planning, environmental research and monitoring, utilities, marketing, management, and field work among many other titles. Some of our graduates continue their studies in pursuit of a Ph.D. degree. For the past several years, job and school placement has reached almost 100%.


The University of North Alabama seeks to be a leading provider of high quality, affordable undergraduate professional management education for traditional students and working adults in the mid-south region served by the University. Further, the UNA seeks to be a recognized leader in providing high quality affordable graduate and continuing education for entry level and mid-career business professionals in the U.S. and Asia. The College will be recognized for developing learning synergies based on the cornerstones of diversity and globalization to prepare our students for the challenges of the 21st century economy. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Geographic Thought 
  • Geographic Methods and Design
  • Environmental Hazards
  • Integration of Geography and History
  • Geography of Asia
  • Principles of Urban and Regional Planning
  • Remote Sensing
  • Geomorphology
  • Advanced Cultural Geography
  • Historical Geography of the United States
  • Projects in Geographic Information Systems

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


33 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application
  • Diploma and Transcripts: An official notarized copy of your latest diploma and transcripts and - if applicable - your undergraduate diploma should be submitted to finalize admission. All transcripts should be notarized of attested by a government institution.
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Bank Letter and Affidavit of Support
  • Application Fee: A non-refundable application fee of one hundred dollars ($100) is required of every international applicant.
  • Academic Placement: For US students, UNA uses ACT or SAT scores for advising and registration purposes, but international students are not required to submit any of these tests for admissions.

Other Language Proficiency Required Scores:

  • CBT = 213
  • TOEIC = 670
  • PTE = 54

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12210 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 740 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    12210 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 740 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    6105 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 370 USD per credit during 24 months.

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