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The Master of Science in Geographic Information Science prepares students for professional careers or advanced graduate studies in the field through seminars, lectures, laboratory, internship, and faculty-supervised research. Students completing the Geographic Information Science M.S. curriculum will:

  • Understand key foundational concepts, methodological processes, and analytical skills in Geographic information science.
  • Be able to demonstrate an in-depth understanding of the literature in at least one subfield or application area of geographic information science.
  • Be able to develop a research proposal and carry out a research project under faculty supervision.
  • Be able to demonstrate the ability to professionally communicate research findings in oral, written and graphic forms.

Course Requirements

All students must complete a minimum of 30 credit hours as follows:

Any 3 of the following courses (9 credits):

GEOG G535 Introduction to Remote Sensing (3 cr.)
GEOG G537 Computer Cartography and Graphics (3 cr.)
GEOG G538 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (3 cr.)
GEOG G588 Spatial Statistics (3 cr.)

Two required courses (7 credits):

GEOG G639 Seminar in Geographic Information Science (3 cr.)
GEOG G560 Internship in Geographic Analysis (4 cr.)

An independent research project or a thesis (3-6 credits):

GEOG G645 Research Papers in Geography (3 cr.) or
GEOG G850 Masters Thesis (6 cr.)

  • Electives in GIS or complementary field (8-11 credits)

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School of Liberal Arts

Öğrenim seçenekleri


Okul ücreti
US$20,183.00 (TRY 271,752) Yıllık
Başlangıç tarihi

Planlanan Ocak, Ağustos 2022


Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis

420 University Blvd,



46202, United States

Giriş koşulları

Amerika gelen öğrenciler için

Applicants to the M.A. program are expected to have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or its equivalent, with a grade point aver¬age of at least 3.0 overall (on a 4.0 scale) and at least 3.0 in the student’s major. There is no specific major requirement, but applicants must show a record of course work (or equivalent experience), demonstrating that they are sufficiently prepared to do graduate work in philosophy. For applicants interested in the Bioethics concentration, professional training or experience that involved health care or research ethics could be accepted in lieu of coursework.

Uluslararası öğrenciler için

Students must have received a bachelor’s degree (or its equivalent) in the United States or another country.

All non-native speakers of English must also submit proof of English proficiency unless the applicant has a Bachelor's degree or higher from the US or a predominantly English-speaking country.

IELTS score of 6.5

TOEFL (iBT) score of 79

IUPUI Program for Intensive English (PIE) - Level 7 Check with your academic department for approval

Any ELS center located in the US or Canada - Level 112 Check with your academic department for approval

Degree from an English-speaking Country - Completed Bachelor's degree or higher from one of these designated countries (both lists)

ECFMG Certification - Official certification received from the Education Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates

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