Geographic Information Science (BS)

Students in the geographic information science BS program begin their study by gaining strong foundational understanding of geographic information systems, statistical analysis and computer programming. Students expand on this foundation through upper-division major coursework that enables the pursuit of deeper and more focused understanding of the application of geographic information science technologies to complex environmental and societal issues.

Degree Offered

Geographic Information Science (BS)
Liberal Arts & Sciences, The College of

Tempe, Online

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Application Requirements

All students are required to meet general university admission requirements.

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Career Outlook

Graduates in geographic information science pursue career opportunities in both the private and public sectors. Some of the career opportunities for graduates of the geographic information science BS program include:

  • cartographers and photogrammetrists
  • geographic information system technicians
  • geospatial information scientists and technologists
  • location analysts
  • mapping technicians
  • remote sensing scientists and technologists

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