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Earn an Advanced Degree in Geographic Information Systems

Earn a Johns Hopkins master’s degree or graduate certificate in a convenient part-time format.

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) represent a technological breakthrough in organizing, displaying and analyzing spatial information to promote better decision-making by scientists, public officials, private organizations and communities, who face increasingly complex demands upon their available resources. The Master's and certificate programs in GIS are designed for students looking to enter this lucrative and exciting field. Earn a master’s degree or graduate certificate with the prestige of Johns Hopkins University and the flexibility of AAP’s online options.

Programs available online.

  • Master of Science in Geographic Information Systems
    The Johns Hopkins Online Master of Science in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) offers you a foundation in the fascinating fields of programming and application development, geospatial data science, spatial and predictive analytics, visualization, big data technologies, enterprise GIS administration, and project management. Our courses, available entirely online, provide a convenient, interactive platform to master geospatial technology as part of a dynamic field that is constantly evolving. Our faculty members are thought leaders and innovators in the new data science that is GIS. 
  • Post-Bachelor's Certificate in Geographic Information Systems
    The GIS graduate certificate program takes a highly innovative and unique approach to GIS education, teaching students the latest trends in Web GIS, geospatial data science, spatial and predictive analytics, programming and application development.  You will gain invaluable experience in geospatial technology, utilizing web-based platforms and cloud computing environments, to further your understanding of the digital transformation that is revolutionizing business, government, industries, and social organizations.

Join Other Original Thinkers from All Over the Globe - On Your Schedule

At AAP, our students are adults like you, interested in earning a valuable education at the graduate level, but doing so in a flexible environment that enables them to continue their professional and personal lives. Together with other original thinkers from all over the globe, and with world-class professors at the forefront of their fields, you’ll be challenged not only to learn, but also to advance learning itself.


State-specific Information for Online Programs

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