Graduate Programs

Degree Programs

Geographic Information Science

Master of Science in Geographic Information Science
Course Requirements
All students must complete a minimum of 30 credit hours as follows:

Any 3 of the following courses (9 credits):
  • GEOG G535 Introduction to Remote Sensing (3 cr.)
  • GEOG G537 Computer Cartography and Graphics (3 cr.)
  • GEOG G538 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (3 cr.)
  • GEOG G588 Spatial Statistics (3 cr.)
Two required courses (7 credits):
  • GEOG G639 Seminar in Geographic Information Science (3 cr.)
  • GEOG G560 Internship in Geographic Analysis (4 cr.)
An independent research project or a thesis (3-6 credits):
  • GEOG G645 Research Papers in Geography (3 cr.) or
  • GEOG G850 Masters Thesis (6 cr.)
Electives in GIS or complementary field (8-11 credits)

For additional information about Geographic Information Science programs at IUPUI, please refer to the IUPUI Geography Web site ( geogdept) or contact:
Rudy Banerjee, Ph.D.
Graduate Director and Chair
Department of Geography
Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis
Phone: (317) 274-3281