4+1 Master of science in GIS Pathway

Students majoring in Computer Science will have the opportunity to apply to the Graduate GIS program (Geographic Information Systems) for a master’s degree pursued concurrently with the Computer Science bachelor’s degree.

As part of the 4+1 accelerated pathway program, Computer Science students will be allowed to double-count two courses for the Master of Science GIS . This opportunity is available to students earning either the B.S. or B.A. Computer Science degree.

The Master of Science in Geographic Information Systems (MS GIS) will provide Computer Science students an opportunity to gain specialized knowledge of analysis, critical theoretical foundations, and cutting-edge geospatial technologies for careers in the high growth GIS-related field, with connections to the world’s leading GIS company, Esri.

The Master of Geographic Information Systems (MGIS) degree is an accelerated program consisting of 8 months of coursework and the undertaking of an internship.

Undergraduate CS students are eligible to apply to these programs once they reach junior or senior status. Applications are available from GIS Graduate Admissions