Master of GIS

MGIS Program Overview

The Master of Geographic Information Systems (MGIS) degree is designed for professionals who look for an accelerated program to enhance their knowledge of the analysis, management, and communication of geographic information. The program consists of 8 months of coursework and the undertaking of an internship of 400 hours.

Theory Courses

  • GIS 611 Fundamentals of Geographic Information
  • GIS 612 Information Systems Foundations for GIS
  • GIS 617 Programming for GIS
  • GIS 616 Statistics & Spatial Analysis
  • GIS 615 Communicating Geographic Information 

Technology Courses

  • GIS 621 Introduction to GI Technology
  • GIS 625 Introduction to Image Data
  • GIS 622 Creating and Managing Geodatabases
  • GIS 624 GIS for the Web

Project Management Courses

  • GIS 691 Project Concept & Scope
  • GIS 692 Project Initiation & Planning
  • GIS 693 Project Analysis & Design
  • GIS 694 Project Execution
  • GIS 697 GIS Internship

Professional Practice Courses

  • GIS 630 GIS Colloquium
  • GIS 640 GIS Software Training

Electives

  • GIS 660 GIS Workshops
  • GIS 661 Topics Course(s)
  • GIS 663 Remote Sensing & Image Processing
  • GIS 665 Advanced Topics in Spatial Analysis
  • GIS 691W GIS for Marketing
  • GIS 671/2/3 Individualized Study