GIS & Geoinformatics

Online at Colorado School of Mines

GIS & Geoinformatics

ONLINE AT COLORADO SCHOOL OF MINES

GIS and Geoinformatics Program

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Geoinformatics is crucial to developing the technology, policies, standards, human resources and related activities necessary to maintain and preserve spatial data. Using an interdisciplinary teaching model, Mines’ GIS and Geoinformatics graduate program gives graduate students hands-on experience in geospatial training and advanced application, and quantitative analysis of GIs and remote sensing. Graduates in this program will enhance their skills, stay ahead of the technology curve and advance their careers to become top-notch professionals and leaders in their field.

Programs offered:

  • Master of Science in GIS & GeoInformatics (Non-Thesis)
  • Graduate Certificate of GIS & GeoInformatics: Geospatial Information Technology
  • Graduate Certificate of GIS & GeoInformatics: GIS for Geohazards Evaluation
  • Graduate Certificate of GIS & GeoInformatics: GIS for Environmental Studies
  • Graduate Certificate of GIS & GeoInformatics: GIS for Natural Resources Assessment
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Program Requirements

Graduate Certificate

  • GRE: Not Required
  • Letters of Recommendation: Not Required
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV): Required
  • Statement of Purpose: Not Required. Suggested if GPA is less than 3.0/4.0
  • Transcript(s): Required. Must be submitted for all schools attended (unofficial transcripts accepted for admissions review and must show successful completion of any required prerequisite course(s).

Masters Non-Thesis

  • Bachelor’s Degree: Required
  • GRE: Not Required
  • Letters of Recommendation: Required – two letters. Only one letter of recommendation is required for current Mines students or Mines alumni.
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV): Required
  • Statement of Purpose: Required
  • Transcript(s): Required. Must be submitted for all schools attended (unofficial transcripts accepted for admissions review and must show successful completion of any required prerequisite course(s).
  • For international applicants or applicants whose native language is not English, please review the English Proficiency requirement

For additional information about these admissions requirements, please refer to the Admissions Requirements page

Tuition

CREDIT HOURSTOTAL ONLINE TUITION & FEES Fall and Spring 2022-23
1.0$1,151
2.0$2,211
3.0$3,271
4.0$4,331
5.0$5,391
6.0$6,451
7.0$7,511
8.0$8,571
9.0$9,631
10.0$10,691
11.0$11,751
12.0$12,811
13.0$13,871
14.0$14,931
15.0$15,991
  • Employer contributions are routinely applied to cover a portion of this cost.>
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FEES

  • All registered students will be assessed the Technology Fee: $83 during the fall and spring semesters and $41 in the summer.
  • Students may be assessed additional fees (course, lab, etc.) based on their enrollment.

More information about tuition and fees.

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Admissions Deadlines

Investment You Can Count On

#12

Top 25 Universities Based on Alumni Ratings,
Forbes Magazine, 2020

#4

 Best public universities by salary potential, Payscale, 2021 (#1 in Colorado)

#1

Career return on Investment,
Research Universities,
U.S. Department of Education

GIS and Geoinformatics Faculty

Wendy Zhou

Wendy Zhou

Program Director, GIS & Geoinformatics | Professor, Geology & Geological Engineering

H. Sebnem Duzgun

H. Sebnem Duzgun

Associate Director, GIS & Geoinformatics

Terri S. Hogue

Terri S. Hogue

Professor and Department Head, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Wendy Fisher

Wendy Fisher

Teaching Associate Professor, Computer Science

Zane Jobe

Zane Jobe

Research Associate Professor, Geology and Geological Engineering

Kamina Singha

Kamina Singha

Professor, Geology and Geological Engineering

Value in Action

The annual salary survey consistently
demonstrates the value  of a Mines degree.