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The University of Arizona Global will help international students like you stay on track toward an U.S. degree, wherever you are in the world. Seeking employment or advancement in the fast-growing geospatial industry? The Master of Science in Geographic Information Systems Technology (GIST) trains you to succeed in a variety of careers.

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Overview

Opportunities in the The Master of Science in Geographic Information Systems Technology (GIST) from The University of Arizona Global  

GIST programs at the University of Arizona emphasize cutting-edge trends and have become some of the largest and most successful programs in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences. Our newly redesigned graduate curricula respond to emerging technologies in GIST-related fields, focusing on web, mobile and open source applications to ensure graduates are ready for an ever-evolving workplace.

Arizona is dedicated to offering the highest-quality GIST programs available, both in person and online. That’s why our programs meet the standards of the GIST Body of Knowledge compiled by the University Consortium for Geographic Information Science, which guarantees the program provides a comprehensive overview of GIST topics such as programming and development, data capture and management, analytics and modeling, and cartography and visualization. Our online instructional methodology meets all relevant standards for quality in online education. As a result, MS-GIST graduates often find or advance related careers in fields such as public administration, natural and cultural resources, IT engineering, and defense.

Programme Structure

Amazing features of this program include:

  • Earning your MS-GIST online in 18 months from a top-ranked geography department with some of the most cost-effective programs available.
Learning about:
  • Current remote sensing and LiDAR processing skills.
  • Professional geodata analytics and the latest trends in big data applications to geospatial analysis.
  • The fundamentals of web GIS, mobile GIS and GIS programming with Python.
  • Gaining hands-on experience in the use of leading proprietary GIS/remote sensing software (e.g., ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Online, ERDAS) and open source solutions such as QGIS.
  • Working with the Arizona’s internationally renowned faculty.

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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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.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Minimum GPA: 3.0 on 4.0 Scale
  • Official Transcripts
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Resume

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15000 USD per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    15000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15000 USD per year and a duration of 18 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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