Geographic Information Systems: Master's Degree

Learn to plan, launch, and execute GIS projects using remote sensing, internet mapping, and digital image processing. Technology moves quickly and our curriculum evolves with it. As one of the first graduate programs of its kind, the MS in Geographic Information Sciences is jointly offered by the Department of Geography and the Environment and University College. Build your technical and management skills while gaining knowledge in GIS.

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At a Glance

Classes Begin
January 8
Online or HyFlex
Term Length
10 Weeks or 5 Weeks
6 Course Certificate
As few as 12 months
Master's Degree
As few as 18 months
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Skills You'll Learn

  • Technical knowledge of market-leading GIS software including ArcGIS

  • Broad strategic perspective and management techniques

  • Appropriate applications of GIS technology to solve spatial problems


Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

GIS and Unmanned Aircraft Systems

GIS in Public Safety

GIS in the Environment

GIS Tools and Technology

Master of Science in Geographic Information Science (GISc)

University of Denver GIS News

GIS at DU Stories of Impact

See how the University of Denver is leading the conversation on GIS and developing professionals in the field with these stories of impact from our community.

Flexible Online Classes

Flexible Online Classes

We understand the demands of balancing work, friends and family, and school can be challenging. That's why at University College, you can complete your program entirely online. Our online learning platform makes it easy to work anywhere at any time.

Invest In Your Future

Invest in Your Future

University College offers one of the best educational values for working professionals. Find ways to fund your education via the resources below.