The Geographic Information Science program of San Francisco State University encompasses the development, use, and applications of geographic information systems (GIS), cartography, remote sensing, global positioning systems (GPS), and spatial statistics. A student completing this masters program will be prepared to take on advanced technical and leadership roles in environmental and resource agencies and firms employing GIS, remote sensing and other geospatial technologies.
Graduates find challenging and interesting careers in environmental and planning agencies at the state and local level, environmental consulting and cartographic firms, and nonprofit organizations, as well as in community college teaching. Growing demand for students trained in GIS and environmental science makes geography and environmental science students with appropriate skills highly marketable.
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Programme StructureCourses include:
- Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
- Geographical Analysis
- Scope and Method in Geography
- Seminar in GIScience
- Directed Reading in Geography
- Environmental Management
- 24 months
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DisciplinesGeographical Information Systems (GIS) Environmental Sciences View 410 other Masters in Environmental Sciences in United States
- Baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution with a GPA of 3.25 or better in geography or a related discipline
- Statement of Purpose
- GRE scores
- Two letters of recommendation
- English language proficiency
International8704 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 8704 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
National8704 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 8704 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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