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Master's in Geospatial Services

Entry Terms
Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Available 100% Online: Yes

Application Deadlines: Winter 2021: Jan 1 (A start), Feb 12 (B start) | Spring 2021: April 2 (A start), May 14 (B start) | Summer 2021: June 28 | Fall 2021: Sep 7 (A start), Oct 18 (B start)

Credits Required for Graduation
45 Quarter Hours

There is a growing need for specialists who can produce, aggregate, and manipulate today’s complex geographic and spatial data. This data is useful for business or government intelligence, location-enabled services, and the planning and management of logistics, among many other purposes. The Master’s in Geospatial Services degree from Northeastern University combines hands-on geospatial training with top technical knowledge to help you develop the skillset you need to advance in this dynamic field.
You’ll have a unique opportunity to:
  • Study from anywhere in the world with our 100% online learning format.
  • Explore a range of topics essential to the geographic information systems (GIS) field, from project management and system implementation to database design and execution.
  • Attract employers with a degree from a program accredited by the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation.
  • Forge connections with our extensive global alumni network of industry leaders and experts. Recent graduates of this program are working in public, private, and nonprofit companies and organizations. They hold vairous titles including GIS Manager, Business Intelligence Analyst, GIS Research Analyst, and Geospatial/Remote Sending Analyst.
This program has strengths in remote sensing, a data set experiencing explosive growth and commercialization and driving the field of GeoIntelligence. Applications include situational awareness, emergency and disaster response, regional and global change, commercial agriculture, insurance, and many more business verticals.
Not ready to commit to a full master’s program?
Earn a career-advancing credential with a graduate certificate in Geographic Information Systems and apply the credits you earn directly to the master’s program.

Watch our program overview video.
About Northeastern

A gis masters online graduate program at Northeastern University enables you to create the educational experience that best meets your career and life goals. Recognized as a top-40 research university, we offer homeland security programs in a dynamic learning environment that is fueled, informed, and inspired by professionally-oriented, hands-on study.

Experiential learning. Industry-aligned geographic information systems courses. Flexible study options. Plus, a global network of faculty practitioners, corporate partners, distinguished alumni, and fellow students. Together, these form the cornerstone of gis training and education that’s innovative, yet relevant; practical, yet transformative.

  • Our experiential learning model and geographic information systems courses enable you to apply classroom learning to real-life situations in the field or in your current organization.
  • Join an ever-expanding global network of more than 3,300 corporate partners and 255,000 alumni, with a powerful presence in more than 179 countries.
  • Discover graduate gis training and education designed to satisfy the needs of both the homeland security programs students and the industry.
  • Experience an innovative gis masters online education model driven by cognitive science, informed by employers, and powered by experiential learning.
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