Master of Science in Geographic Information Science
Calvin University Online
9 - 24 months
Full time, Part time
Earliest start date
The online Master of Science in Geographic Information Science from Calvin University is designed for those striving to make a difference in the field through Christian values, effective leadership, and outstanding technical expertise. Whether you're pursuing advancement in the field or are seeking entry to the industry, the program offers the expert skills and hands-on experience necessary to achieve your professional goals with a competitive edge.
Through a fully online learning platform, students explore the innovative and emerging technologies used by today's geographic information science professionals. The curriculum meets the industry-standard University Consortium for Geographic Information Science GIS&T Body of Knowledge, and courses are taught with a Christian perspective by industry-experienced educators who incorporate their real-world experience into instruction. Each course includes a virtual lab component that allows students to practice innovative techniques with modern computer software, drones, and GPS technologies.
The GIS program is available through Calvin's online classroom to provide students with the flexibility necessary to balance their education with their full-time professional schedules and personal commitments. Coursework can be accessed from any place at any time, making this online degree ideal for working students preparing for the next step in their careers.