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Master of Science in Applied Geospatial Sciences

Program Details

The online MS in Applied Geospatial Sciences degree program from Northern Arizona University is designed for students aiming to pursue a career in managing land, community, and environmental spatial systems, including geographic information systems (GIS), geodesign, community planning and development, and recreation. The curriculum focuses on:

  • Geographic Inquiry & Human-Environment Relations
  • Place & Community Development
  • Critical Analysis
  • Geospatial Technologies
  • Professional Development


  • Undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 3.00
  • Transcripts
  • GRE scores
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement or essay

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission