Program Overview

Northwest Missouri State University’s online Master of Science in Geographic Information Science degree includes courses on such topics as modeling with GIS, geostatistics, cartographic design, GIS database design, and project management. Students who may be interested in the online Master's program include those working in business or government who wish to use GIS technology for managing geographic data and solving geo-spatial problems, and who need in-depth knowledge that goes beyond the mechanics of using GIS software. Those in academia who want to use GIS as a tool to conduct research in their discipline may also be interested in the courses.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Master

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

    Accreditation & Licensing

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

    Requirements

    A bachelors degree is required. Official transcripts. 

    School Overview

    Northwest Missouri State University is a publicly funded, four-year institution of higher education, located in the city of Maryville, Missouri. First opened in 1905, today the university maintains a mission to "focus on student success—every student, every day."

    The university supports undergraduate and graduate degree programs within the following colleges and schools:

    • College of Arts and Sciences
    • School of Agricultural Sciences
    • Melvin D. and Valorie G. Booth School of Business
    • School of Communication and Mass Media
    • School of Computer Science and Information Systems
    • School of Education
    • School of Health Sciences and Wellness

    Students can complete select bachelor's and master's degrees, as well as professional certificates through Northwest Online.

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