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Master of Science in Geographic Information Science and Technology

University of Southern California



The online Master of Science in Geographic Information Science and Technology degree from the University of Southern California is an excellent program for any individual who is looking to study the many theories and practices of GIS. This GIS degree offers its students an online format to mesh with the demanding schedules of working professionals and resident USC graduate students for whom campus-based studies are not an option.

The GIST Master of Science degree meets the needs of today's researchers and professionals, equipping them with the fundamental science and skills to cope with increasing data complexity and more sophisticated applications. GIS specialists can look forward to careers advising public and private institutions such as government, real estate developers, utilities, and telecommunications firms on where to build new roads, buildings, power plants, and cable lines as well as on environmental matters such as where to build a landfill or preserve wetland habitats.

Requirements: Must have a bachelor's degree.

Accreditation Information

Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)

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