University of Denver Offering Master and Graduate Certificate Course in GIS

University of Denver Offering Master and Graduate Certificate Course in GIS

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Founded in 1864—just a few years after the city of Denver itself was founded—the University of Denver is one of the country’s premier private universities. The University’s 125-acre campus, a few miles south of downtown Denver, is home to more than 11,500 students hailing from all regions of the United States and 83 other countries.

About the Courses in GIS:

The Master and Graduate Certificate courses are being offered jointly by the University of Denver’s college of professional and continuing studies, University College, and the Department of Geography, is available entirely online to students seeking advanced GIS training. University College also offers a graduate certificate in GIS both online and on campus at the University of Denver.

For students who wish to pursue an MSGISc degree, they may start at University College without taking an entrance exam, such as the GRE. Students in this GIS program will benefit from earning a graduate certificate before going on to earn their MSGISc degree with the Department of Geography (either online or on campus). Before moving on to the Department of Geography, students must earn a B or better in each GIS course at University College if they wish to transfer to the Department of Geography.

The GIS program prepares students to strategically solve real-world problems and come up with cutting-edge solutions through a combination of technology and business skills. GIS students will learn the nature of geographic data while recognizing the appropriate applications of GIS technology to solve spatial issues.

Overview of Master’s Degree Concentration:

The Master of Science in Geographic Information Sciences degree (MSGISc), offered entirely online, is jointly provided by the University of Denver’s college of professional and continuing studies University College and the Department of Geography and the Environment. Master’s students seeking an MSGISc typically start at University College, where they will earn a graduate certificate before seeking admission to the Department of Geography and the Environment, where they will finish the master’s degree.

Course length and mode: 48 credits/12 courses – 10 Week Terms – Online Course

Overview of Graduate Certificates:

The Geographic Information Systems graduate certificate is offered online or on campus at the University of Denver in the evenings, or in a combination of both, to meet the needs of busy adults. University College offers the region’s first complete graduate certificate program in Geographic Information Systems. Designed and delivered for busy adults, the Geographic Information Systems graduate certificate helps professionals add to their skillset with technology skills that help solve real−world problems related to GIS.

Course length and mode:  24 credits/6 courses – 10 Week Terms – Online Course/On Campus

Program Contact:

Academic Advising:

  • Paula Demos
    Appointment line 303-871-2291

Classes will begin on  January 5,2015 – So,Register Now

Read about Scholarships and Financial Aid 

Read more about GIS Courses at University of Denver

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