6 months
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34000 USD/year
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14000 USD/year
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About

The Professional Geographic Information Systems Technology (Certificate NDP) degree from The University of Arizona provides training for those seeking employment in the high growing geospatial industry.  

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

Key Features

The Professional Geographic Information Systems Technology (Certificate NDP) degree from The University of Arizona  offer two GIST options.

  • MSGIST - Masters of Science in GIS Technology
  • (in-person or fully online offering)
  • PGIST Certificate - Professional GIS Technology Certificate 
  • (fully online certificate)

Both options integrate GIScience, cutting-edge GISystems, and geospatial technology with management skills for use in government, corporate, nonprofit, and academic settings. The comprehensive curriculum is designed to meet the educational needs of working professionals seeking to improve their careers and for recent graduates seeking employment.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Geographic Information Science 
  • Remote Sensing Science 
  • Raster Spatial Analysis 
  • Vector Spatial Analysis 
  • Geographic Information Systems Programming and Automation
  • WebGIS 
  • Applied GIS 
  • Open Source GIS

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
60
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Credits

9 SCH

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.75

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
60
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • GRE Required: No
  • Minimum GPA: 2.75 on 4.0 Scale
  • Official Transcripts: Yes, from all previous institutions
  • Statement of Purpose: Yes. Your statement of purpose should describe your interest in the geospatial industry, your previous experience in GIS (if any) and what skills you would like to develop in the program. The statement of purpose should be 300 words or less.
  • Letter of Recommendation: Yes. You should include a single letter of recommendation that is signed and dated. It should indicate the connection between you and the person writing the recommendation.
  • Resume: Yes 
  • Application acceptance end date: Ongoing
  • Admission restrictions: Your place in the program is not guaranteed until you have enrolled

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    34000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 34000 USD per year during 6 months.
  • National

    34000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 34000 USD per year during 6 months.
  • In-State

    14000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14000 USD per year during 6 months.

Living costs for Tucson

830 - 1140 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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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