Masters Programs in Geoinformatics

Compare 5 Masters Programs in Geoinformatics

Geoinformatics

For students who want to further their education in geoinformatics after receiving their bachelor’s degree, a Master in Geoinformatics is a good path to take. A master’s program further develops analytic capabilities and problem solving skills to prepare students for a variety of careers.

You may be wondering, what is a Master in Geoinformatics? This degree focuses on understanding the geographical, organizational, and technical aspects of geographic information systems and science. Students will acquire skills in visualization of geographic information and map design. Examples of courses offered include visualization, analysis, and spatial information management. Students learn theory that is supported by individual design, hands-on exercises, and analysis tasks and projects.

A master’s degree is beneficial in many ways. Graduates with a Master in Geoinformatics will have a competitive advantage over others in the job market, and will be prepared for leadership positions with higher pay. Their schooling prepares them to solve real world problems, and the analytical skills learned will help in many areas of life.

Students can earn their Master of Geoinformatics in universities all over the world. Program length can vary from school to school, as can the cost of tuition. Research a number of schools and get in touch with them directly to find out what your financial obligations would be.

Graduates with a Master in Geoinformatics are prepared for many career opportunities. Depending on their interest level, individuals can choose to work in a variety of fields, including mapping and surveying, resource management, planning and zoning, ecology and conservation, and forestry and agriculture. Employers include governmental organizations, companies, universities, and research institutes.

Students interested in a master’s program in geoinformatics should start taking the necessary steps to find the right school. There is an extensive database to explore the options, and there is no excuse to delay the process. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Master in International Development Studies

Palacky University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Czech Republic Olomouc

The aim of the International Development Studies program in English is to prepare professionals for careers in development policy and practice. The duration of the program is 2 years. Students will be awarded the title of “Magister”, abbreviated as “Mgr.” which is equivalent to the Master of Science (M.Sc.). [+]

Masters in Geoinformatics. Palacký University Olomouc Palacký University, established in 1573, is one of the leading centres of teaching and research in the Czech Republic. It comprises eight faculties at the present time and offers degrees in a wide range of disciplines, including medicine and other natural sciences, humanities, social sciences, as well as legal education. In the recent years, one of the highest priorities of the University is to strengthen international cooperation with other higher education institutions. Up to date, more than 1 700 international students study at Palacký University. Palacký University is located in historical but dynamic city of Olomouc. The town itself is very old and picturesque and it is surrounded by sports facilities and nature. The city of Olomouc is well-known for its high density of university students: over 24 000 students in the city of 100 000 inhabitants make Olomouc the city with the highest density of university students in Central Europe. International Development Studies (IDS) is a graduate two-year full-time program designed not only for students with development studies background but also for students and practitioners from related fields who are interested in international development. The program provides students with key knowledge and skills for a deeper understanding of problems affecting developing countries, including the skills for qualitative and quantitative research. The aim of the IDS is to prepare professionals for careers in development policy and practice. Upon successful completion of the programme students will be equipped to work in the field of international... [-]

Master in Geoinformatics

Technical University of Ostrava
Campus Full time 2 weeks September 2017 Czech Republic Ostrava

The aim is to prepare graduates who master professional subject matters from the sphere of geoinformatics and geoinformation technologies at the level that enables the creation of new applications of geoinformation technologies, project management and the management and administration of geoinformation systems, the implementation of the advanced analysis, and search for new ways to solve different spatial problems. [+]

Study Branch Geodesy, Cartography and Geoinformatics Branch Profile The aim is to prepare graduates who master professional subject matters from the sphere of geoinformatics and geoinformation technologies at the level that enables the creation of new applications of geoinformation technologies, project management and the management and administration of geoinformation systems, the implementation of the advanced analysis, and search for new ways to solve different spatial problems. These will be applicable in both the state and local governments as well as in the private sector (manager of the utilities, transport undertakings, companies involved in the collection and distribution of geodata, etc.). Key Learning Outcomes Knowledge Graduates are equipped with the knowledge from the area of digital processing of remote sensing data, planning of applications of geoinformation technologies, advanced methods of gathering, storing, analyzing, and publishing of data, modelling and simulation of geosciences problems, and from the area of entrepreneurship and management. Skills The graduate can plan and manage the application of geoinformation technologies and large databases of geodata, creating algorithms for the spatial problems solving, apply advanced statistical methods of processing of data, collaborate in creating models and simulation of spatial processes and in the use of geoweb technology. General Competencies The graduate can act in the role of the commercial agent, analyst for the needs of applications development and as geodata analyst, manager of large scale applications and databases of data, geoweb technology manager (mapservers and servers of geoweb services). Occupational Profiles of Graduates This study branch is ideal for... [-]

MSc in Geomatics

Lund University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Sweden Lund

Geomatics involve the acquisition, management and analysis of phenomena with a spatial reference. Spatial analysis finds applications in many areas, such as health [+]

Programme overview

Geomatics involve the acquisition, management and analysis of phenomena with a spatial reference. Spatial analysis finds applications in many areas, such as health, the environment, urban planning, geology, archaeology and agronomy. This programme aims to provide knowledge in spatial analysis for environmental applications. It includes studies in geographical information systems (GIS), remote sensing and physical geography. Models and theories for understanding the Earth´s climate and ecosystems are integrated with knowledge for collecting environmental information using remote sensing, storing the information in databases and theories behind GIS.

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Master of Geographic Information Systems

University of Central Arkansas
Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time 30 - 36 hours September 2017 USA Conway + 1 more

The 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). [+]

Master of GIS Degree (This is an online degree) The 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). Minimum Admission Requirements To enroll in the Master of GIS degree program, students must meet the requirements to be admitted into UCA's Graduate School as outlined in the Graduate Bulletin , including: 1) a bachelor's degree, 2) a GPA of 3.0, and 3) each student must 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 student. In consultation with Dr. Jeff Allender, Chair of the Department of Geography, exceptions to #3 will be considered. Degree Options The Master of GIS degree has two options, a thesis option and a non-thesis option. Important information regarding timelines and required courses are provided below for both options. Course Requirements – Thesis Option The 30-hour, Master of Geographic Information Systems (MGIS) degree (thesis option) is configured as outlined below: Required Courses (27 credit hours) GEOG 5310 Geographic Information Systems GEOG 5315 Mapping Fundamentals for GIS GEOG... [-]

M.Tech Program in Atmospheric Science and Space Technology

K L University
Campus Full time July 2017 India Guntur

This department has been started in 2013 to provide education and training in the specialized fields of atmospheric science and space technology and to foster research excellence through its “Centre for Atmospheric Science”. [+]

Masters in Geoinformatics. This department has been started in 2013 to provide education and training in the specialized fields of atmospheric science and space technology and to foster research excellence through its “Centre for Atmospheric Science”. The department has eminent and reputed faculty, with profound academic experience in diverse fields of atmospheric science and space technology. At present the department is offering a 2-year M.Tech. program in “Atmospheric Science & Space Technology” and a doctoral program leading to Ph.D. degree, with the main objective of providing education with a blend of (atmospheric) science and (space) technology. The academic programs of this department are well recognized, as evidenced by the award of FIST and four research projects from the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India. At present, four Professors and one Associate Professor constitute the faculty, and the profiles of the faculty are separately visible on this web-site. The department houses permanent equipment, which has been acquired at a cost of Rs. 2 crores, and the same is being accessible to B.Tech., M.Tech., and Ph.D. students to meet their academic requirements. Research and training being a continuous activity of this department, several seminars/workshops have been organized in the past and few more are scheduled and planned. The expertise of the faculty and the main research areas of this department are categorized as two fields, one on upper atmospheric science and space technology that include GPS technology for communication and navigation systems, signal processing. The second is lower atmospheric science,... [-]