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Master’s Degrees in GIS, Environmental, and Government Studies

Learn From Experienced Leaders Online or in the Heart of Washington, D.C.

Businesses and government agencies rely on educated leaders to shape policies, promote social change, and sustain global security. Prepare for a rewarding career with the graduate-level GIS, environmental, and government studies programs from Johns Hopkins University. These programs enable you to earn a prestigious graduate degree in a convenient part-time format.

Johns Hopkins designed these programs to blend theory with practical experience. As a result, you can develop the knowledge and expertise necessary for leadership roles within the public and private sectors. Pursue a master’s degree in one of many fields, including geographic information systems, environmental science, energy policy, global security, government, and intelligence analysis.

Online and Campus-Based Graduate Programs

Earn a graduate-level credential and pursue leadership roles in GIS, environmental, and government studies.

Equip yourself with the analytic tools, policy knowledge, and theoretical foundations needed for leadership roles that shape today’s security environment. Study online or on campus to explore defense policy and intelligence, along with energy, environmental, and economic security. You will also examine cross-cutting issues that include cyber norms, transnational crime, and human security.

Acquire the tools to examine governmental and social institutions in society, explore areas of reform, and bring about change. Available online and on campus, this program combines the theories and practices relating to government, politics, and policymaking.

Also available: Master of Arts in Government and MBA Dual Degree

Developed around a convenient, interactive platform, this program helps you master the geospatial technologies within this dynamic, evolving field. Study leading-edge concepts through courses taught by thought leaders and innovators experienced in data science and GIS.

Gain the competencies needed to succeed in public or private sector intelligence roles. Led by top theorists and practitioners, the online coursework goes beyond theoretical study with a practical application of concepts. Enhance your skills in analytical thinking, persuasive communication, and data interpretation — and prepare for positions with intelligence agencies or at private companies.

With this program, the next generation of interdisciplinary professionals prepare to address the challenges that climate change poses for institutions and ecosystems. Join us online or on campus to explore concepts relating to energy policy and climate, including the transformative potential of sustainable energy systems.

When you combine scientific knowledge with a passion for policy and progress, you can become a change agent in organizations dedicated to safeguarding our environment. Study online or on campus to establish a foundational understanding of core concepts within environmental science and policy. You can specialize in conservation biology, international environmental policy, sustainability, or climate and energy.