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.  As part of the Penn State World Campus, the program features: conservation GIS, LIDAR technology, remote sensing, location intelligence for business, open web mapping, and more.  Graduates will likely become leaders in their fields as they learn to design, specify, and manage complex geographic information infrastructures, in areas such as:

  • Environmental resource management
  • Urban and regional planning
  • Local government
  • Surveying and cartography
  • Facilities management
  • transportation planning


  • Bachelor's from an accredited institution
  • Official transcripts
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Letter(s) of recommendation
  • Resume
  • GRE scores, if applicable
  • TOEFL, if applicable

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education