Master in Geographic Information Science

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Degree Overview

Distinct | Affordable | At your own pace

Calvin University is the only place you can get a Master in GIS online at a Christian university. If you are starting out new or looking for a career change, wrapping up your undergraduate at Calvin already and want more GIS, or you are just curious about computer cartography and mapping science, join us for graduate education at your pace, at your style.

  • Affordable | 30 Credit Hours @$660 per hour = $19,800
  • 100% Online | All courses are asynchronous and online
  • Scholarships Available | We award 4 to 8 scholarships per year at $3000 per student
  • Semester length courses | 16-week courses give you time to hone and master your GIS skills & knowledge

There are two pathways for students - those with the GIS Certificate and those without.

With GIS Certificate (only four more courses)

  • GIS Certificate completed
  • GEO 563 (4) SP (Spring)
  • GEO 564 (4) FA (Fall)
  • GEO 565 (5) FA
  • GEO 566 (5) SP

Without GIS Certificate (seven courses and can start any semester)

  • GEO 560 (4) FA/SP
  • GEO 561 (4) SP
  • GEO 562 (4) FA
  • GEO 563 (4) SP
  • GEO 564 (4) FA
  • GEO 565 (5) FA
  • GEO 566 (5) SP


Program Requirements & Opportunities

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    Course Requirements



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