Geographic Information Systems (MGIS)

The fully-online Master of Geographic Information Systems (MGIS) degree is modeled after the online Executive MBA programs. Students who enroll in the degree will ideally have had previous GIS coursework (having taken at least one GIS course at the undergraduate or graduate level) or be currently employed in a position which requires the use of GIS or GIS-based information services (i.e., either a GIS professional seeking greater training or someone who must manage GIS workers or who needs information from a GIS to perform his/her job).

Program Requirements: 

To enroll in the Master of GIS degree program, students must meet the following program requirements:

1. Have achieved an undergraduate GPA of at least 3.00 on a scale of 4.00,

2. Have successfully completed at least one college-level GIS course or be currently employed in an agency/business where GIS is frequently used by the applicant, and

3.  Submit a Statement of Purpose describing the applicant’s interest in furthering their GIS education. In consultation with the Chair of the Department of Geography, exceptions to item 3 may be considered.

For more information on General Requirements for Graduate Study at UCA, calculation of Grades and Quality Points, and graduate student status, please refer to the Graduate Bulletin.

*For more program details and additional admission requirements please request information below.

Program Contact:

Brooks Pearson, PhD
Associate Professor
Burdick 318C
(501) 450-5639

Apply Now

Request Information

(501) 852-UCAO (8226)