There is an ever-growing science to developing the geographical structure of a unique area. The Master’s in Geographic Information Systems is the understanding of data to make informed decisions surrounding geographical areas and various other plots of surfaces. Whether you are wanting to learn about the intricacies of mapping, remote sensing, or geospatial data this program’s design is to help you achieve your goals. Students who graduate from this program will have a strong theoretical understanding of GIS and hands-on experience with industry-relevant technology.
Students with an MS in Geographic Information Systems will have the knowledge and tools to use technology and scientific reasoning to solve complex geographic problems in a variety of applications such as land-use planning, climate, environment, business, finance, architecture, design, community, and urban development as well as public safety. Visit the careers page to learn more about opportunities in this growing industry.
Geographers survey the spatial dimensions of human activities and physical landscapes. The discipline of geographic information systems focuses on the interrelationships between humans and their environments, linking the physical and social sciences.
Geographers use a variety of tools, but much of their labor revolves around developing and analyzing several forms of spatial information with a special emphasis on satellite imagery, vector graphics, and historical and paper maps.
Possessing the aptitude to “think spatially,” besides a different toolkit of quantitative and qualitative methods, geographers have a wide variety of employment options. Our alumni have taken positions in business, authority agencies, academia, and non-profit organizations. The job market presents opportunities for those with skills in Geographic Databases Systems and Science (GIS).
This program’s coursework is structured to fit your needs and further your career.
Here are some estimated salaries based on the Bureau of Labor Statistics:
These jobs have an average growth rate of 7% over the next 10 years.
According to gisgeography.com these are the types of jobs you can typically get with an MS in GIS are as follows;
According to psmarketresearch.com the market growth rate over the next 10 years in Geographic Information Systems is 11.6%. Companies are investing in this type of technology in a wide variety of industries
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