Gain Hands-On GIS Training and Become a Leader in the Field
The online Master of Science in Geographic Information Science Administration degree from the University of West Florida is designed to prepare GIS professionals for career advancement. Study key topics like cartography, geospatial scripting, spatial databases, web-based mapping and more as you gain valuable business skills for lasting success. Featuring innovative technology and an interdisciplinary approach to learning, this program also includes a capstone project that gives you the chance to work alongside industry experts and gain relevant skills for the workplace.
Advance your career and continue your education in this exciting field at the intersection of business and geographic science.
GIS Certificate Options
We also offer online undergraduate and graduate certificate programs. A total of 7 courses, including a required internship, have been carefully combined to reflect real-world workforce requirements. With this knowledge, expect to better understand what’s happening behind the scenes in the software and become more efficient at work.
The GIS graduate certificate program is a pathway to the master’s program by fulfilling the foundation requirements plus 6 hours of GIS core courses.
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First Spring Start
Start Date: January 10, 2022
Second Spring Start
Start Date: March 07, 2022
Second Summer Start
Start Date: June 30, 2022
Why Should You Pursue Our M.S. in GIS Administration?
The Latest Technology
UWF’s online GIS graduate degree uses innovative technology and the latest field approaches to prepare students for success.
The GIS program is recognized by the National Professional Science Master’s Organization.
This interdisciplinary degree combines MBA-level business coursework with specialized GIS study.
GIS Administration Careers
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