Program Overview

The Johns Hopkins Online Master of Science in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) offers you a scientific foundation in the fascinating fields of spatial data modeling, spatial data analysis, geo-visualization, and enterprise GIS architecture. The online Master of Science in GIS is geared to part-time professionals and focuses on the principal avenues of employment within the next generation of geospatial design, development, and analysis. Our faculty members are thought leaders and innovators in the new data science that is GIS. Our courses, available entirely online, provide a convenient, interactive platform to explore geographic information systems as part of the dynamic field of cloud computing, big data analytics, and spatial data mining and modeling.

The field of geographic information systems is fast-evolving, offering an expanding selection of career opportunities in sectors such as environmental organizations, private companies, local and national government agencies, and the intelligence and national security communities. Professionals with advanced degrees in the field are better positioned for the most highly regarded jobs in the industry.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Master

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

    Accreditation & Licensing

    Middle States Commission on Higher Education

    Requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. The programs require a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale in the latter half of undergraduate studies. 
    • One semester of undergraduate calculus and one semester of undergraduate statistics or demonstration of proficiency and familiarity with the elements of calculus and statistics through other quantitative method courses.
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    Restrictions

    This program is currently not accepting students from Wisconsin.

    School Overview

    Established in 1876,  Johns Hopkins University is America’s first research university. With campuses located in Baltimore, Maryland and Washington, DC, the University is able to reach a global student body through its online graduate programs. Designed for working professionals, these flexible, part-time, education opportunities are taught by accomplished faculty that bring a relevant mix of theoretical and practical lessons to the coursework to ensure students receive a well-rounded education.

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