Master of Geospatial Information Science & Technology
North Carolina State University at Raleigh

Program Details

You'll gain the expertise to work in a wide range of industries, with this online Master of Geospatial Information Science and Technology (MGIST) from NC State. The program blends theory, hands-on applications and client-based instruction. It will give you a solid foundation to use, whether you are just entering the workforce, or are an established professional expanding your expertise. With a 100% online format for flexible learning, you'll take classes that likely include:

  • Spatial Data Foundations
  • Geospatial Modeling
  • Geospatial Programming Fundamentals

% Online

Mostly Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

North Carolina State University at Raleigh is accredited by:

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

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

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

Additional Info

  • This program requires that students come to campus on two occasions during the program.
  • Preferred Skills in the areas of:
    • Basic Geographic Information Systems
    • Introductory programming (in any language, but Python is taught in this program)
    • Introductory statistics