Geographic Information Science with Remote Sensing, M.Sc. | Part time online | Northern Arizona University | United States
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Geographic Information Science with Remote Sensing

12 months
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416 USD/credit 12480 USD/year
416 USD/credit 12480 USD/year
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About

The Geographic Information Science with Remote Sensing program at the Northern Arizona University emphasizes geodatabase management, programming for GIS, geographic data analysis, geovisualization, web mapping, image analysis, and location intelligence.

Overview

The Geographic Information Science with Remote Sensing at the Northern Arizona University is a 30-unit program that integrates geospatial problem solving with state of the art geographic information systems (GIS) and remote sensing technologies. 

What Can I Do with a Master of Science in Geographic Information Science with Remote Sensing

Academia, public agencies and civil society organizations utilize GIS and geospatial technology to improve the efficiency of their major activities. Some applications include city planning, tracking environmental pollution, and maintaining important information on health and diseases. 

Businesses increase their investment in and use of GIS and  geospatial services to enhance the value and productivity of their business, attract new customers and boost sales. GIS and remote sensing techniques are essential skills for analysts in conservation, law enforcement, cartography, health sciences, climate science as well as any discipline that utilizes location based information including local government,

urban and regional planning, environment and resource management, transportation planning, energy and utilities, surveying and cartography, and facilities management.

Career opportunities that might be pursued:

  • GIS Developer, GIS Analyst, GIS Manager, GIS Programmer/Engineer
  • Cartographer
  • Conservationist
  • Geospatial data specialist/manager
  • Law enforcement/ Crime analyst
  • Health Geographer
  • Remote Sensing Analyst
  • City/Urban Planner
  • Landscape Architect
  • Transportation Planner
  • Hydrologist
  • Forester
  • Business Analyst

Programme Structure

Courses:

  • Map Design And GIS
  • Spatial Analysis And GIS Applications
  • Programming For GIS
  • Enterprise Geodatabases
  • GIS Modeling & Analysis I: Raster
  • Professional Practicum Experience

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A"), or the equivalent. 
  • Admission to many graduate programs is on a competitive basis, and programs may have higher standards than those established by the Graduate College.
  • Transcripts

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12480 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 416 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    12480 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 416 USD per credit during 12 months.

Funding

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