Bachelor of Applied Science in Geospatial Analysis & Intelligence
Delta State University

Program Details

The Bachelor of Applied Science in Geospatial Analysis & Intelligence, an online GIS degree, prepares students for careers in one of the fastest growing fields.  This program examines the different approaches that lead to understanding problems from a geographic perspective because understanding why and where things are located where they are is critical to the understanding of how the world works.  With this theory in mind, students complete a curriculum consisting of theory, ethics, and practice.  Delta State ensures that all students are prepared for the workforce by combining classroom training with real-world experience, making real-world work a requirement for graduation. 

This online geography degree is a bachelors completion program which, while working in conjunction with Mississippi Delta Community College, uses a phased approach in the curriculum.  The Phases are typically as follows:

  • Phase I—primarily consists of general education coursework and meets the requirements for an AA degree
  • Phase II—builds foundational knowledge and skills in geospatial technologies and includes a broad spectrum of coursework in this area
  • Phase III—consists of intensive study in analytic techniques along with research methods and case studies by experts in the field
  • Phase IV—capstone experience

Learning Pace

Institution-Paced

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Delta State University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Associate Degree

Recommended GPA

2.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Applicaton Requirements

Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • Applicants who do not have an associate degree may be eligible to complete lower level credits through Delta's partner school, Mississippi Delta Community College.