University of Pennsylvania

School of Design

Urban Spatial Analytics



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Urban Spatial Analytics

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Anyone who has used GoogleEarth or MapQuest or a GPS-based navigation system or GIS software understands the power and potential of spatial analysis. A recent U.S. Department of Labor study identified geospatial analysis as one of twelve fastest growing knowledge-based professional fields. The MUSA (Master of Urban Spatial Analytics) degree is a 12-month masters program coupling spatial analysis skills—most notably Geographic Information Systems (GIS)—with substantive knowledge in an urban content area of the student’s choosing. REQUIREMENTS - Five courses in spatial analysis and GIS - Two courses in a selected urban content area - One elective course - One capstone project course



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Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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