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Geographic Information Science

California State University Long Beach

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
3588 USD/year
3588 USD/year
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About

The Master of Science in Geographic Information Science (MSGISci) at California State University Long Beach is designed to address the needs of individuals across the geospatial workforce who require focused and specialized training to become competitive and contribute to the range of positions in this diverse industry.

Overview

This one-year 30-unit applied training Geographic Information Science program at California State University Long Beach combines advanced technical and analytic training in the geospatial sciences with training in interpersonal and business skills. 

The programme

The program's coursework is designed to develop competencies essential for successful geospatial practitioners.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Geospatial Professionalism
  •  Applied GIS 
  • Cartographic Visualization  
  • Data and Databases 
  •  GIS Development
  • Applied Remote Sensing 
  • Project Orientation and Support
  •  Applied Project

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

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

  • a Bachelor's degree in geography with a minimum of one upper division course in geospatial techniques (geographic information science, cartography, and/or remote sensing); or
  • a Bachelor's degree in a related discipline with a minimum of one upper division course in geospatial techniques (geographic information science, cartography, and/or remote sensing); or
  • a Bachelor's degree in a related discipline with a minimum of one year of demonstrated work experience in a field with direct application of geospatial technologies.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3588 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3588 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    3588 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3588 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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