Master of Geographic Information Systems
Pennsylvania State University

Program Details

The online Master of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) program allows experienced professionals to customize their GIS educations to reflect their career interests and goals.  The program features conservation GIS, LIDAR technology, remote sensing, location intelligence for business, open web mapping, and more.  Graduates are prepared to design, specify, and manage complex geographic information infrastructures as leaders in fields such as:

  • environmental resource management
  • urban and regional planning
  • local government
  • surveying and cartography
  • facilities management
  • transportation planning


  • Official transcript
  • Statement of professional experience and goals
  • References
  • Applicants with at least five years of professional experience may request that the GRE requirement be waived

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education