Master of Professional Science in Environmental Geographic Information Science
Unity College

Program Details

The Master of Professional Science in Environmental Geographic Information Science (GIS) from Unity College is an online GIS degree that prepares students for success in future careers while they have the flexibility to meet current personal and professional obligations.  Through this program you will learn to use big data to understand and predict environmental change and to use technology to both show problems and offer answers.  Courses teach students to visualize data, use tools like ArcGIS and ArcPro software, and present work to experts in GIS.  This online geography degree will provide the knowledge and skills you need to create maps and models, preparing students for careers in geography, cartography, and surveying. 

Graduates are able to gather and use data sets about populations, places, and more so they are able to create visually compelling maps and scenes to explain trends and changes in our environment.  This includes changes to:

  • Locations
  • Topography
  • Land Cover
  • Water Bodies

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Unity College is accredited by:

New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Essay/Writing Sample, Official College Transcript(s), Resume/CV

Additional Info

  • A 3.0 GPA is preferred, not required.