Geospatial Information Sciences (GEIS)

Graduate Degree Program
College: Behavioral and Social Sciences

ABSTRACT

The Master of Science in Geospatial Information Sciences Program is dedicated to providing the most up-to-date education on geospatial technology, theory and applications. The courses cover spatial analysis, statistics, programming, databases, modeling, remote sensing, Internet GIS, Mobile GIS, and Open Source GIS. Both MS degree (30 Credits) and Graduate Certificate (12 Credits) in GIS are offered.

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

Teaching Assistantships are offered depending on availability and students' qualifications.

CONTACT

Jack Ma
Director of Programs

 2181F LeFrak Hall
7251 Preinkert Drive
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742
Telephone: 301-405-3861
Email: jma3@umd.edu

Kristen Bergery
Assistant Director, MS Programs 
 2181 LeFrak Hall
7251 Preinkert Drive
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742
Telephone: 301-314-1883
Email: kbergery@umd.edu

Website: http://geospatial.umd.edu
 
Courses: GEOG

Relationships: Geographical Sciences (GEOG)   Geospatial Intelligence (GEIN) Geospatial Information Sciences (Z035)    

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

PROGRAM-SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS

APPLICATION DEADLINES

Type of Applicant Fall Deadline Spring Deadline
Domestic Applicants
US Citizens and Permanent Residents July 25, 2023 February 1, 2023
International Applicants
F (student) or J (exchange visitor) visas; A, E, G, H, I and L visas and immigrants March 15, 2023 N/A

RESOURCES AND LINKS:

Program Website: geospatial.umd.edu/education/master-science-geospatial-information-sciences
Admissions Information: gradschool.umd.edu/admissions 

Last Name First/Middle Name Graduate Faculty Status Academic Credentials Positions
Humber Michael Graduate Teaching B.S., University of Maryland, 2011; M.P.S., University of Maryland, 2013; PhD, University of Maryland, 2019 Assistant Research Professor, Geospatial Information Sciences
Kerner Hannah Graduate Teaching B.S., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2014; PhD, Arizona State University, 2019 Assistant Research Professor, Geospatial Information Sciences
Le Bivic Rejanne Full Member B.S., UniLaSalle Engineering school, 2010, M.S. UniLaSalle Engineering school 2013, M.S. Univ. of Western Brittany, 2013, Ph.D Univ. of Western Brittany, 2017 Lecturer, Geospatial Information Sciences
Resop Jonathan Full Member B.S., University of Maryland, 2004; B.S., University of Maryland, 2004; M.S., University of Maryland, 2006; Ph.D. Virginia Tech, 2010 Lecturer, Geospatial Information Science (with Nanjing Normal University)
Lecturer, Geospatial Information Sciences
University Affiliate, Geospatial Information Sciences
Senior Lecturer, Geospatial Information Sciences
Sahajpal Ritvik Graduate Teaching B.E., Punjab Engineering College, 2003; M.A., University of Maryland; Ph.D., University of Maryland, 2014 Associate Research Professor, Geospatial Information Sciences