Master of Science in Geographic Information Science
Northwest Missouri State University

Program Details

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.


  • Official transcripts showing the baccalaureate degree and any previous graduate work
  • Two references 
  • A two-page essay describing your career goals 
  • GRE scores

School Accreditation Statement

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