In 2013 US News and World Reports stated that many entry level jobs today and virtually all senior management and senior professional positions now require a master's degree. The Masters of Science in GIS Technology (MS-GIST) degree offer opportunities to learn the skills needed in the spatial information technology workforce. The Professional GIST Certificate (P-GIST) provides a way for professionals to sharpen their skills while drawing on the resources and knowledge of academic professionals.
Bachelor of Science in GIST (BS-GIST)
We offer a 42-unit, online Bachelors of Science in Geographic Information Science and Technology. Our program is designed to train future GIST professionals and academics.
Masters of Science in GIST (MS-GIST), In Person and Online
We offer two Masters of Science degree options, a fully online program, and an accelerated, night program. Our degrees are aimed toward the working professional seeking careers or advancement in careers in Geographic Information Science and Technology.
Professional GIST Certificate (P-GIST), Online
For students interested in GIST, but who do not want to engage with the full MA degree, we also offer a Professional Graduate Certificate in GIST. The certificate is a 12 credit-hours (four courses) program for anybody interested in learning more about Geographic Information Technologies and their uses in real world settings.