a multi-disciplinary program of advanced study of geospatial technology and its applications whose purpose is to develop geospatial professionals that are proficient in the acquisition, analysis, use, and management of spatial information
Geography & Sustainability
352 Lafayette Street
Salem, Massachusetts, 01970, United States
With 30 years of experience, the graduate program in Geo-Information Science at Salem State University has a proven track record of preparing students for successful and exciting careers in the application of geospatial technology to a broad range of fields - from environmental protection and resource management, to urban planning, to public health, to business intelligence. With the expansion of our HyFlex program, Salem State's graduate GIS program now offers added flexibility with the option to be physically in the classroom or connect remotely and still get that real-time classroom experience. Salem State's graduate GIS program offers: - an integrated and applied curriculum that provides practical, real-world training in the utilization of leading geospatial technologies for research, planning, spatial data management, and project implementation. - evening classes convenient for working adults - small classroom sizes for better student-faculty interaction and support - professional instruction from practitioners in the field and academic experts - a supportive learning environment that welcomes students from diverse backgrounds, from younger students continuing directly from an undergraduate degree, to mid-career professionals looking for advancement or even starting a new career. We especially encourage applications from veterans and underrepresented groups, such as women and racial and ethnic minorities. - for international students, the graduate GIS program is a STEM-approved program according to the US Department of Homeland Security (CIP Code 45.0702). International students who graduate with a STEM degree may be eligible to remain in the United States for up to 36 months on Optional Practical Training (OPT).
Full Time, Part Time, Online or Distance, On-Campus, Evening or Weekend
GIS, geospatial, remote sensing, drones, UAV, Python