Master of Science in Geographic Information Systems

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Experience a Johns Hopkins Education in a Convenient Online Format

Geographic information systems (GIS) represent a technological breakthrough in organizing, displaying, and analyzing spatial information. These systems empower scientists, public officials, private organizations, and communities to make better decisions as they face complex demands on their resources.

Prepare to enter this rewarding field with the online MS in Geographic Information Systems program from Johns Hopkins University’s Advanced Academic Programs (AAP) division. 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. You will benefit from:

  • Coursework designed to integrate with your work and life obligations, providing a flexible opportunity to build GIS skills.
  • Innovative studies that prepare you to enter the GIS field or advance your career.
  • An up-to-date curriculum that empowers you to keep pace with evolving techniques and technologies within geospatial data science, spatial and predictive analytics, visualization, big data, and more.
  • Online coursework built around an intuitive, interactive platform, helping you explore real-world GIS concepts as part of a dynamic field that continues to advance.

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Earn a world-class GIS degree online with Johns Hopkins.

Post-Bachelor’s Certificate

Engage in a highly innovative GIS education that teaches the latest trends in web GIS, geospatial data science, spatial and predictive analytics, programming, and application development. You will gain valuable experience in geospatial technology, learn to use web-based platforms, and study cloud computing environments. By earning this 5-course certificate, you will further your understanding of the digital transformation that is revolutionizing business, government, industries, and social organizations.

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