Master of Science in Geospatial Information Technology
University of the Potomac

Program Details

The Master of Science in Geospatial Information Technology from the University of the Potomac is an online GIS degree for those interested in a field that combines technology and geography.  Geospatial Information Technology is a methodology that offers customer intelligence solutions that lead to better decisions and competitive advantages in numerous fields or industries.  With this degree, you will gain the knowledge and skills needed to design Smart Cities and to provide a competitive advantage to various IT companies, businesses, governments, and agencies through GIS-related technologies.  For example, you will learn to merge GIS, Remote Sensing, GPS, and Business Intelligence technologies. This online geography degree combines theory and research in such courses as:

  • Concepts of Geospatial Thinking and Digital Cartography
  • Data Integration, Warehousing, Provenance, and Analysis
  • Geospatial Intelligence
  • Remote Sensing, Geospatial Technology in Raster Analytics
  • 3-D Visualization and Mobile Programming

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School Accreditation & Licensing

University of the Potomac is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Essay/Writing Sample, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s)