Admission to the University of Cincinnati’s online Master of Science in Geographic Information Systems program is selective. Students should be highly motivated to pursue this degree and must meet the requirements outlined below.
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Applicants are required to submit 2 letters of recommendation commenting on their aptitude for potential graduate studies and research.
Unofficial transcripts are submitted online as part of the admission application process. Official transcripts of the student’s academic record of all undergraduate and graduate studies are submitted directly to the department, to the attention of the Geography Graduate Program Director.
Current Resume or CV
Student’s who apply must have completed a Bachelor’s Degree with some focus on geography or spatial analysis from a nationally accredited institution. If there is no geography or spatial analysis you may be asked to enroll in related undergraduate coures.
Applicants must have completed a Bachelor’s Degree program with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (4.0 scale).
A short essay, no longer than two pages in length that briefly describes your education background, past research experience, anticipated research project and topic, and explains your reasoning for pursing a Master’s in Geographic Information Systems.
Academic/professional writing samples
Application for Admission
Application fee ($65 domestic/$70 international)
*Make sure you fully fill out the application and provide the necessary documents to prevent any delays with your application.*
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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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