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Geographic Information Science Administration

University of West Florida

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
1029 USD/credit
463 USD/credit
369 USD/credit
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About

The Master's in Geographic Information Science (GIS) Administration is a 36-credit interdisciplinary degree offered entirely online that includes a mix of business and GIS courses allowing professionals to advance their education while they work. 

Overview

Prepare to take leadership roles in the design, development, and management of geospatial applications in public, nonprofit, and private organizations.

The programme

This program highlights a relevant curriculum with practical courses that focus on advanced skill development in geospatial science and business management. Courses are updated to reflect the latest developments in the industry including conservation GIS, emergency response and management, location intelligence for business, open-source mapping, and more. Recognized by the National Professional Science Masters Association, the program focuses on advanced skill development in computational modeling and management decision support and addresses the growing need for GIS developers, managers, and analysts in fields such as:

  • environmental resource management
  • urban and regional planning
  • emergency response management
  • local government
  • consulting

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • GIS Programming
  • Special Topics in Geographic Science
  • Communicating GIS
  • Spatial Data Management
  • Advanced Topics in Geographic Information Science
  • Geographic Information Systems Management
  • GIS Capstone

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submission of graduate admission tests: GRE, MAT, or GMAT
  • Undergraduate cumulative GPA
  • Undergraduate senior year/major GPA
  • Submission of letter of intent describing work experience and reasons for pursuing the degree program, including how the degree relates to career goals
  • Submission of three recommendation forms 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1029 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1029 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    463 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 463 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    369 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 369 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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