Master of Science in Geographic Information Systems
Elmhurst University

Program Details

The online Master of Science in Geographic Information Systems provides in-depth knowledge of the geospatial field. Students are introduced to spatial thinking and geographic information systems.

Courses in this online GIS degree provide hands-on experience with real-world projects designed to be applied to geospatial issues. Spatial skill sets and technical skills are developed in correlation with the Geospatial Technology Competency Model (GTCM), as defined by the U.S. Department of Labor and the National Geospatial Technologies Center of Excellence (GeoTech Center).

Graduates are prepared for careers in sectors such as:

  • Urban planning
  • Law enforcement
  • National defense
  • Health care
  • Environmental protection

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Elmhurst University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent