USC GIS Online

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Address: Spatial Sciences Institute, University of Southern California, 3616 Trousdale Parkway, AHF B55, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0374
Phone Number: (877) 779-6643

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Degrees Offered:

• Online M.S. in Geographic Information Science and Technology (GIST)
• Online M.S. in Human Security and Geospatial Intelligence (HSGI)
• Online Graduate Certificate in Geographic Information Science and Technology (GIST)
• Online Graduate Certificate in Geospatial Intelligence
• Online Graduate Certificate in Geospatial Leadership
• Online Graduate Certificate in Remote Sensing for Earth Observation (RSEO)

Classroom Size: Online
Admissions Requirements:

Although many students have a GIS background before entering the program, we encourage anyone with an interest in the spatial sciences to apply. Our graduate programs are designed to be applicable across disciplines and include options for experienced GIS professionals as well as individuals with little or no experience in the geographic sciences. We will consider all elements of your professional and academic background when reviewing your application.

Please visit the USC GIS Admissions page for more information.
 

Additional Information:

The University of Southern California’s accelerated, online GIS graduate programs are unique in higher education. Designed and taught by world-renowned faculty, a USC GIS education offers a multidisciplinary framework for understanding and applying spatial information to modern business, government, military and organizational challenges. We offer two master’s programs, which can be completed in 20 months and four online GIS certificates that can be completed in as little as eight months.

We combine education in research and theory with extensive hands-on experience using the latest data sourcing techniques, leveraging the best GIS software and working with spatial data in a real-world context. Graduates will be able to go beyond basic analysis of GIS data; they will be adept at developing solutions for some of the industry’s most complex problems.