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Geographic Information Science

Texas State University

12 months
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The Geographic Information Science degree program at Texas State University is designed to prepare geographers to use their skills and background knowledge to solve real-world problems with geographic dimensions.


Applied Geography includes such sub-fields as environmental management, geographic education, GIS, cartography, land use planning, location analysis, land management, transportation systems planning, applied physical geography, geographic aspects of environmental law, and spatial modeling.

Financial Assistance

Graduate assistantships are available to qualified candidates.

Enroll now in the Geographic Information Science program at Texas State University!

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Independent Study.
  • Applied Research Design and Techniques.
  • Multivariate Quantitative Methods.
  • Qualitative Research Methods.
  • Regional Field Studies.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


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Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • completed online application
  • $55 nonrefundable application fee
  •           or

    • $90 nonrefundable application fee for applications with international credentials
    • baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited university
    • official transcripts from each institution where course credit was granted
    • minimum 3.2 GPA in the last 60 hours of undergraduate course work (plus any completed graduate courses) 
    • background course work
    • official GRE (general test only) with competitive scores in the verbal reasoning and quantitative reasoning sections
    • resume/CV
    • statement of purpose identifying the student’s preferred degree and concentration and possible areas of research
    • three letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

Living costs for San Marcos

921 - 1707 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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