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Geospatial Technologies

University of Washington

12 months
Duration
18160 USD/year
18160 USD/year
10520 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

Geospatial Technologies from University of Washington will provide advanced training in GIS, training students to use and apply geospatial hardware, software, and data in urban and environmental planning scenarios.  

Overview

Geospatial Technologies from University of Washington will also prepare students to become leaders in the management and utilization of geospatial technologies within the job market -- public, private, and not-for-profit sectors.  It will also offer training in the development and deployment of location-based mobile applications and management of web-based geospatial data. This program will maintain a theoretical/critical focus on the application of these technologies to urban and environmental problem solving. 

Students at Geospatial Technologies from University of Washington will:

  • Understand the increasingly central role that geospatial technologies play in the governance of contemporary lived and environmental spaces.
  • Be proficient in the automation and customization of geospatial technologies such as GIS, web-based data services, locative mobile devices, and mobile & handheld geospatial sensors.
  • Recognize appropriate uses and limitation of geospatial technologies in urban and environmental planning scenarios.
  • Be equipped to carry out an independent geospatial project through all stages of conceptualization, planning, design, and implementation.
  • Geo-visualization and representation of modeling results.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Geospatial Technology
  • Web-Based GIS 
  • GIS Customization and Automation
  • Mobile Geospatial Application Development 
  • Practicum: Planning and Design 
  • Cartography & Data Visualization
  • Environmental Planning Applications 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Credits

40 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Degree statement, including date of graduation and title of academic degree awarded
  • All coursework with grades 
  • The record must be submitted in the original language along with a certified English translation
  • A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university in the U.S. or its equivalent from a foreign institution.
  • An overall grade-point average of 3.0 calculated from the applicant's final 90 graded quarter credits or 60 graded semester credits.
  • Admission into this program does not require a Graduate Records Exam (GRE).
  • Completion of an undergraduate or graduate GIS certificate program or at least one year of GIS/Geospatial Technology experience.
  • UW Graduate School Application & payment of application fee
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Statement of purpose
  • Resume/CV
  • Unofficial transcript from the college/university where undergraduate degree granted

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    18160 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9080 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    18160 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9080 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    10520 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5260 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Tacoma

1000 - 1580 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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