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Temple University

Temple University
Philadelphia, PA

The Department of Geography and Urban Studies at Temple University offers a one-year Professional Science Master's in Geographic Information Systems (PSM in GIS). Our curriculum integrates advanced technical training with business ethics and professional development. Core courses for the program include spatial database design, application development, technical cartography, advanced statistics, ethics and professional practice, and a hands-on capstone experience. Students take four electives in the area of their choosing, including remote sensing, geovisualization, web mapping, health, urban, or environmental applications, and more. The PSM in GIS isopen to applicants with a Bachelor’s degree in any field and any level of technical skill. The program prepares students to sit for the GISP certification exam and become competitive GIS technicians in the job market.