Master of Arts in Applied Professional Studies / Data Visualization & Interpretation
University of Wisconsin-Parkside

Program Details

The Master of Arts in Applied Professional Studies with a concentration in Data Visualization & Interpretation from the University of Wisconsin-Parkside is an online geography degree and GIS degree online for those interested in presenting convincing information.  Professionals often need to give presentations that include data.  This degree teaches students to selectively take the information provided by data and social scientists and then convey that data visually using the best approach.  The program strives to offer the tools and skill sets needed to use information effectively in any presentation.  To achieve this goal, courses offer a variety of design and research approaches while preparing you to utilize the different technologies associated with:

  • Data mining
  • Data visualization, including the Global Information Systems (GIS) tool
  • Text analytics
  • Data graphics

Upon completion of this online GIS degree, you will be capable of translating data into clear, actionable insights.  Graduates are prepared to present information quickly, clearly, logically, and critically using a method that supports decision making.

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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Wisconsin-Parkside is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.75 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV