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Master of Science in Informatics- Geoinformatics Concentration

Master of Science in Informatics- Geoinformatics Concentration

Program Description

The Geoinformatics concentration teaches students how to find the data necessary to analyze a question related to geographic location. Our program uniquely combines geographic information systems, remote sensing, informatics, programming, and statistical analysis all into a single MS program. Environmental risk assessment, natural resource management, precision farming, energy exploration, urban planning, and infrastructure management are all examples of uses of geoinformatics.

What can you do with this degree?

Upon completion of this concentration, students are highly marketable and are likely to obtain positions that require geospatial analyses, ranging from environmental positions to military intelligence and private consulting. Graduates work in areas as diverse as environmental organizations to the oil and minerals industry, utility and transportation companies, spatial network management, and other fields.

Degree Requirements

Required Pre-requisites:

  • Bachelor of Science in Geography, Geology, Earth Science, or a closely related field.
  • At least one course in geographic information systems (GIS)
  • At least one course in cartography
  • At least one course in statistics
  • At least one course in computer programming (Fortran, Visual Basic, C++, Perl, Python, R, etc.)

For complete degree requirements, contact the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies at 620-341-5583.


Admission to ESU

To learn how to apply to Emporia State University, follow this link to Admissions.

Major Specific Admissions

For specifics relating to applying to study this major, contact the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies at 620-341-5583.


620-341-5583

dis@emporia.edu

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Emporia, KS 66801