M.Sc. Online

Geographic Information Systems Management

Salisbury University

13 months
665 USD/credit 20870 USD/year
665 USD/credit 20870 USD/year
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Geographic Information Systems Management from Salisbury University  is unlike any in the country. Central to the mission of our program is to provide a practical, hands-on educational experience that prepares students for a career in the administration of GIS, particularly in a public context. Our program at SU has been rated the No. 1 online program of its kind in the United States.


Geographic Information Systems Management from Salisbury University is designed for both working professionals that have a finite amount of time to further their education and those looking to complete the program in an intense one-year program. Students should feel confident that the faculty could not be more committed to delivering high-quality content and completely supporting students as they move through the challenging course of study.


  • Environmental protection
  • Resource management
  • Public planning
  • Law enforcement
  • Economic development
  • Facility management
  • Public health and property management

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Geographic Information Science 
  • GIS Leadership 
  • Public Administration 
  • Database Processing & Management 
  • Managing GISystems 
  • GISystems and Public Administration 
  • GISystems Co-operative Experience 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 13 months
  • Part-time
    • 25 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.


34 alternative credits


  • Fully structured
  • No Attendance
  • Continuous support with feedback on request
  • Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions)

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Two academic or professional recommendations addressing the applicant’s ability to do graduate work.
  • A personal statement of about 500 words that describes the applicant’s goals related to the pursuit of this graduate program of study to their overall career.
  • Valid GRE results. 
  • Completion of undergraduate coursework in both algebra and statistics.
  • An undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited US university or international equivalent.
  • International applicants who are non-native speakers of English should present a TOEFL score of at least 550 points (paper-based test) or 79 (internet-based test). 
  • A professional resume OR at least two semesters of geographic information science courses and some combination of professional GIS experience and formal coursework
  • Submit a Graduate Application
  • Submit Official Transcripts
  • Submit Letters of Recommendation
  • Submit Residency Documentation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20870 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 665 USD per credit during 13 months.
  • National

    20870 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 665 USD per credit during 13 months.

This includes all fees aside from the application fee.


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