Master of Science in Cartography & Geographic Information Systems / GIS Development
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Program Details

The online MS in Cartography & GIS / GIS Development degree program from the University of Wisconsin-Madison is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to advance their GIS careers and stay relevant for years to come. Courses cover topics such as:

  • Programming
  • Mobile App Creation
  • Web Map Scripting
  • Interactive Cartography & Geovisualization
  • Graphic Design in Cartography
  • Geocomputing


  • Four-year Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher learning with a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0
  • 2 GIS/Cartography courses
  • 1 Statistics/Quantitative Methods course
  • Transcripts
  • Resume
  • Contact information for two professional or academic references
  • Statement of interest (one-page essay)

School Accreditation Statement

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