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
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School Accreditation & Licensing
Elmhurst University is accredited by:
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Admission TestsProof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)
Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent