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Geographic Information System Technology

University of Arizona

M.Sc. Online
18 months
Duration
11136 USD/year
11136 USD/year
10236 USD/year
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About

Geographic Information System Technology degree offered by the University of Arizona provides training for those seeking employment in the high growing geospatial industry. We offer two GIST options.

Overview

Both options integrate GIScience, cutting-edge GISystems, and geospatial technology with management skills for use in government, corporate, nonprofit, and academic settings. Geographic Information System Technology degree offered by the University of Arizona is designed to meet the educational needs of working professionals seeking to improve their careers and for recent graduates seeking employment.

GIST
  • Is intended for students with either extensive or limited experience in GIST.
  • Meets in the evenings (Monday-Thursday) or online
  • Does not require a master's thesis or Graduate Record Exam (GRE)
  • Can be obtained in three semesters
Graduate students in the School of Geography and Development (SGD) benefit from the broad range of faculty expertise and strong links to interdisciplinary research centers across campus. Our work spans the discipline, from physical geography (climate science, dendrochronology, remote sensing, spatial science), to human-environment (political ecology, water policy, climate change) to human geography (development, state theory). Our shared commitment to collaboration and community makes for a lively and engaged department.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Intro to Geographic Information Systems & Technology
  • Advanced Geographic Information Systems & Technology
  • Master's Project in Geographic Info Systems Technology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

Online
  • Fully structured
  • No Attendance
  • Continuous support with feedback on request
  • No interaction at all

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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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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

Academic Year Begins: January (In-Person); August or January (fully-online)

GRE Required: No

Minimum GPA: 3.0 on 4.0 Scale

Official Transcripts: Yes, from all previous institutions

Statement of Purpose: Yes

Resume: Yes

Application acceptance end date: Ongoing, or October 1 for international students seeking admission to in-person MS-GIST.

Admission restrictions: Your place in the program is not guaranteed until you have enrolled

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11136 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5568 USD per semester and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    11136 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5568 USD per semester and a duration of 18 months.
  • In-State

    10236 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5118 USD per semester and a duration of 18 months.

Funding

There are various types of financial assistance that can help you cover the costs associated with college. UA offers a wide array of scholarship programs. Every student is considered for scholarships as long as a complete application for admission, transcripts and test scores have been received.

To apply for need-based aid, U.S. citizens must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and have your information sent to UA, specify the UA school code — 001083.

To ensure you get the best financial package, be sure to complete a FAFSA by March 1st and have a complete Admissions Application (application, transcripts, SAT/ACT scores) by May 1st.

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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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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