Master of Geographic Information Science Curriculum Design

Students admitted to this program will have a B.S. in any discipline (including students admitted to the accelerated program). The MGIS is designed to be completed in three semesters for students entering the program without prerequisites, but can be completed in two if six credits are counted from a Michigan Tech undergraduate degree under the accelerated Master’s option. Once admitted, students must complete a minimum of thirty credits of coursework past their undergraduate degree. It is a Plan C (coursework only with required oral examination) Masters with no thesis or report options. Students will choose a faculty advisor from within the program.
General Curriculum Design
Introductory GIS4 credits
Advanced GIS concepts3 credits
Implementing and managing GIS projects3 credits
GPS field techniques2 credits
Remote sensing3-4 credits
Communications2 credits
Spatial Statistics3 credits
Electives9-10 credits
Total30 credits