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Geographic Information Systems

Penn State World Campus

Master Online
12 months
Duration
924 USD/credit
924 USD/credit
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Tuition fee
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About

Geographic Information Systems program from Penn State World Campus allows experienced professionals to customize their GIS education to reflect their career interests.

Overview

Geographic Information Systems from Penn State World Campus curriculum reflects the latest developments in the industry, including conservation GIS, LIDAR technology, remote sensing, location intelligence for business, open web mapping, and more.

Careers

Our graduates started their careers in the following fields:

  • environmental resource management
  • urban and regional planning
  • local government
  • surveying and cartography
  • facilities management
  • transportation planning

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Making Maps That Matter With GIS
  • Problem Solving with GIS
  • GIS Database Development
  • Geospatial System Analysis and Design
  • Remote Sensing Image Analysis and Applications
  • Geographic Foundations of Geospatial Intelligence
  • Geographical Information Analysis
  • Geospatial Technology Project Management

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

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.
Required
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required

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

  • A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or a tertiary (postsecondary) degree that is deemed comparable to a four-year bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution. 
  • Official transcripts from each institution attended
  • GPA and Test Scores - Applicants with at least three years of professional experience may request that the GRE requirement be waived. If you satisfy that criterion and want to waive the GRE, please write a sentence to that effect in the notes section of the graduate school application.
  • English Proficiency
  • References (2)
  • Personal Statement
  • Resume

Tuition Fee

  • International

    924 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 924 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    924 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 924 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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