Geographic Information Science (MS)

University at Albany

Date Posted: Sept. 5, 2019
Submitted by: Genevieve LaMarr LeMee
Sustainability Topic: Curriculum
Content Type: Academic Programs
Program Type: Master's Degree


The Master of Science in Geographic Information Science prepares students for careers in a wide range of social and environmental application areas that make use of the technologies and methodologies of spatial analysis and mapping.

Program of Study (36 credits)

Core Courses (18 credits): A Gog 529 - Spatial Statistics A Gog 584 - Remote Sensing I A Gog 585 - Remote Sensing II A Gog 590 - Advanced Cartography A Gog 597 - Advanced GIS A Gog 692 - Seminar in Geographic Information Systems

Capstone Course (3 credits): * A Gog 592 - GIS Project Development

Elective Courses (15 credits): A Gog 501 - Research Design A Gog 518 - Ecological Modeling A Gog 522 - GIS for Social Sciences A Gog 524 - Landscape Ecology A Gog 579 - Fundamentals of Applied Global Positioning Systems A Gog 685 - Seminar in Remote Sensing of the Environment A Gog 695 - Graduate Internship in Geography A Gog 697 - Independent Study in Geography * H Ehs 612 - Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Public Health

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