Geographic Information Systems

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Geographic Information Systems (GIS) represent a technological breakthrough in organizing and displaying spatial information to promote better decision-making by scientists, public officials, and communities facing increasingly complex demands upon their available resources. The Master of Science in GIS is designed for students looking to enter this lucrative and exciting field.

Quick Stats

Course Locations Online
Available 100% Online Yes.
Entry Terms Fall, Spring or Summer semester
Degree Requirements 10 courses

The Johns Hopkins Online Master of Science in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) offers you a scientific foundation in the fascinating fields of spatial data modeling, spatial data analysis, geo-visualization, and enterprise GIS architecture. The online Master of Science in GIS is geared to part-time professionals and focuses on the principal avenues of employment within the next generation of geospatial design, development, and analysis. Our faculty members are thought leaders and innovators in the new data science that is GIS. Our courses, available entirely online, provide a convenient, interactive platform to explore geographic information systems as part of the dynamic field of cloud computing, big data analytics, and spatial data mining and modeling.

The Master of Science in Geographic Information System (GIS) program ties the latest trends in spatial data processing, analysis, and visualization into a Web-based architecture using cloud computing. In the Master of Science in GIS program, you will gain invaluable experience in GIS systems to further your understanding of the technological evolution that is revolutionizing business, industries and social organizations.

Open House

For more information about the MS in Geographic Information Systems program, please click here to watch a recorded Online Open House.

State-specific Information for Online Programs

Note: We currently are not accepting applications to the online MS in Geographic Information Systems from students who reside in Arkansas or Kansas. Students should be aware of additional state-specific information for online programs.