Saint Mary's University of Minnesota

Graduate School of Business and Technology

M.S. in Geographic Information Science - Twin Cities and Winona Campuses


Rochester Center

2500 Park Ave

Minneapolis, MN 55404

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S. Geographic Information Science

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Science in Geographic Information Science is a 41 semester-credit graduate degree that prepares students for exciting and rewarding careers in the highly sought-after resource analysis and management field. This degree program focuses on application of spatial analysis skills utilizing the most current Geographic Information Systems (GIS) tools and software.

 In many organizations, the role of the geographic information scientist not only includes geospatial data development and analysis, but also project management. In Winona, this holistic integration of GIS technologies is set in the disciplinary areas of homeland security/emergency management, natural resource management, business administration, and policy administration/criminal justice.

Leaners choose from five disciplinary study areas:

     Natural Resource Management

     Homeland Security/Emergency Management

     Business Administration

     Policy Administration/Criminal Justice

     Project Management




International Student Requirements:

Additional application information may be required: •English language proficiency exam (TOEFL, IELTS, or MELAB accepted) •Course-by-course academic credential evaluation through World Education Services or Educational Credential Evaluators

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 41

Classification: Master's College or University I

Loans Offered: Applicants may apply for loans by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). FAFSA Code: 002380

Locale: Distant Town

Size & Settings: 0-999

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