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Master of Applied Science in Geospatial Information Technologies

Program Details

Delta State University offers a Master of Applied Science degree in Geospatial Information Technologies for professionals in information technology or information systems who are interested in developing into an expert in GPS systems and geo-locational technologies. Students will study a curriculum which will teach them about the software and hardware aspects of technology utilized in GPS.


  • Has earned a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution in a related discipline (e.g., geography, biological and physical sciences, earth science, meteorology, ecology, environmental sciences, forestry, computer information systems, social sciences, interdisciplinary studies) OR
    • Applicants may be considered for admission to the program if they have earned a baccalaureate degree in other disciplines from an accredited institution and have at least three years of successful relevant experience supported by three letters of recommendation from practitioners in the field.
  • Has earned GPA 2.75 or higher on all undergraduate coursework for full admission
  • Candidates for admission must submit a written 1-2 page statement describing why they wish to enter the program and how the program can lead to career success
  • Two letters of reference to support the application

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges