Information about facilities, supporting faculty and staff, and program requirements for all graduate programs in the department can be found in the Geography listing in this catalog.
The M.S. in Cartography and Geographic Information Systems, offered by the University of Wisconsin Madison, provides a broad foundation in the theory and application of mapping and geographic information sciences. Students who earn the M.S. degree are prepared to continue on for the Ph.D. in geography (thesis students), or for positions as GIS analysts in government agencies, planning organizations, environmental agencies, nongovernmental organizations, and private industry.
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- Geographical Inquiry and Analysis: Techniques
- An Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
- Graphic Design in Cartography
- Geospatial Database Design and Development
- 24 months
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DisciplinesGeography Geographical Information Systems (GIS) Urban Planning View 104 other Masters in Geographical Information Systems (GIS) in United States
- A minimum undergraduate grade-point average (GPA) of 3.00
- The Graduate School does not require the GRE
- Every applicant whose native language is not English, or whose undergraduate instruction was not in English, must provide an English proficiency test score. TOEFL scores must be submitted electronically via ETS. IELTS scores can be submitted electronically or by paper
- International applicants are required to have adequate financial resources to cover expenses for the duration of their studies at UW–Madison. Do not send any financial statements to the program. The Graduate School will request the documents through your online status check page
International25526 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 25526 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
National25526 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 25526 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
In-State12200 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 12200 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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