Master On Campus

GIS and Geoinformatics

Colorado School of Mines

12 months
37350 USD/year
37350 USD/year
16650 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Geographic information systems (GIS) and geoinformatics is crucial to developing the technology, policies, standards, human resources and related activities necessary to maintain and preserve spatial data. We offer a master degree in GIS and Geoinformatics at Colorado School of Mines.


Using an interdisciplinary teaching model, Mines’ GIS and Geoinformatics graduate program gives graduate students hands-on experience in geospatial training and advanced application and quantitative analysis of GIs and remote sensing. 

Graduates in this GIS and Geoinformatics program at Colorado School of Mines  will enhance their skills, stay ahead of the technology curve and advance their careers to become top-notch professionals and leaders in their field.

Career Types

  • Geographer
  • Cartographer/Photogrammetrist
  • Urban/Regional planner
  • Surveyor
  • GIS analyst
  • GIS software engineer
  • Geomatics software engineer

Programme Structure

  • The interdisciplinary program in geographic information systems (GIS) and geoinformatics focuses on applications of GIS technology,  geospatial training, multi-criteria decision-making,  and quantitative analysis aspects of GIS and remote sensing.  Focus is on earth, energy and environmental aspects of GIS.   
  • Our programs will enhance quantitative geospatial data analysis skills, help the student get ahead of the technology curve,  and enable professionals to advance their careers.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Statement of purpose letter: present your professional and personal goals
  • Resume/CV
  • Current undergraduate holder, or combined degree program participant matriculating as undergraduate student at Colorado School of Mines
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • For international applicants or applicants whose native language is not English, please review the ENGLISH PROFICIENCY requirement tab 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    37350 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37350 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    37350 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37350 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    16650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16650 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Golden

950 - 1350 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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