Develop the technical and strategic skills needed to help solve real-world problems related to geographic information systems (GIS). Whether analyzing environmental damage or detecting crime patterns, use GIS to inform decision-making. From the latest trends in GIS such as using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for GIS purposes, to more foundational spatial data processing, you’ll be prepared to plan, implement, and execute GIS projects.
Skills You'll Learn
Analyze geographic data and solve spatial problems using appropriate GIS tools
Plan, implement, and execute a GIS project from start to finish
Leverage Python programming in a GIS environment
Plan out your schedule and determine your preferred timeline for completing your master's degree—finish in as few as 18 months or take up to five years.
Geospatial Information Scientists and Technologists Salary: National Average
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"That master's degree had been on my bucket list for more than 20 years and I just started thinking now’s the time, I'm not going to procrastinate anymore!" —Carolyn Hinkley, graduate.
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.
Our programs are developed and updated with the input of advisory boards composed of industry leaders and employers. This ensures that you'll learn what employers are looking for, and gain the most current information with a view to future industry trends, connecting you to future success.
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Accreditation & Associations
University College programs maintain the highest level of accreditation offered by The Higher Learning Commission, one of the regional accrediting bodies recognized by the federal government. The University of Denver and all of its academic programs are regionally accredited by this commission, and regional accreditation is the highest standard for universities in the United States.
The Colorado Technology Association represents technology leaders, professionals, companies, IT departments, government and legislative leaders, and industry advisors. CTA provides members with community, insight, connections and advocacy. Our industry development work spans public policy to education to leadership.
As a Registered Education Provider, University College has designed its Project Management courses to parallel the Project Management Institute's (PMI®) "Project Management Body of Knowledge" (PMBOK® Guide).
The National Security Agency (NSA) CAE Program Office manages the National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity programs. The University of Denver is designated a National Center of Academic Excellence (CAE) in Cyber Defense Education (CAE-CDE) through 2020.