UT Dallas Marketable Skills

Master of Science in Geospatial Information Sciences

The Master of Science in Geospatial Information Science (GIS) program provides students with a solid understanding of the technologies, quantitative techniques, and models and theories of GIS, and the ability to apply the knowledge to support public and private sector organizations to address significant broad societal issues, and to enhance understanding of the human and natural environments

  • Students will be able to extract construct and process spatially referenced information by using global positioning system, digital processing of remote sensing imagery, and address geocoding of socio-economic data, and to manage the data in a personal or enterprise geospatial database.
  • Students will be able to create effective visual representations of geospatial data with online and/or offline visual analytic tools and platforms and be able to analyze geospatial data using spatial data analytics skills, spatial statistics methodologies, and spatiotemporal simulation models.
  • Students will be able to automate geoprocessing procedures and build models through application programming with script languages or application programming languages.