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Interested in boosting your career prospects with a versatile degree in geographic information systems (GIS)? Temple University’s professional science master degree and graduate certificate in geographic information systems produce GIS experts every year.

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Professional Science Master’s in GIS

Our geographic information system master degree program is a one-year, 30-credit professional degree that quickly teaches you the skills and knowledge you need to enter or quickly return to a thriving career. As a student, you’ll learn cutting-edge GIS techniques in spatial analysis, programming and design through courses like:

  • Spatial Database Design
  • Cartographic Design
  • GIS Application Development
  • Geovisualization

If you’re interested in GIS and have already completed a bachelor’s degree in any field, you’re eligible to enroll, so request info through the quick form above today.

GIS Graduate Certificate

Looking to hone your skills and acquire a new credential in even less time? Temple’s GIS graduate certificate is a flexible, 12-credit program with all evening courses. That means you have the option to finish at your own pace while you’re employed. As a student, you’ll be trained in spatial thinking and modern GIS applications. You’ll also learn to collect, model, analyze and visualize data through courses like:

  • Remote Sensing
  • Advanced Statistics for Urban Applications
  • Spatial Database Design
  • Web Mapping and Map Servers

The only thing you need to enroll is an undergraduate degree. Just request info to get started—no application required!

  • One and Done: You’ll earn a master’s in one year or a certificate at your own pace.
  • Job Growth: The Department of Labor estimates annual market growth of 35%.
  • Technical Expertise: You’ll learn advanced, in-demand skills using cutting-edge software.
  • Experienced Faculty: Your professors bring years of Geographic Information Systems career experience to the classroom.

Media Mentions

Temple’s PSM in GIS Changes Career Trajectories
via Technical.ly on July 30, 2021

Temple’s PSM in GIS Changes Career Trajectories

By Grace Shallow

Joshua Sonntag landed a job at his dream company just days after graduating from Temple's PSM in Geographic Information Systems program.