MSGISM Application Process
Application to Salisbury
University's Master of Science in GIS
Program requires graduate students to apply to SU for Graduate
APPLICATION TO SALISBURY UNIVERSITY
Questions about or difficulties with the Graduate
Application should be directed to University Admissions at (410)
Complete and submit an Application for Graduate Program
Admission along with a $65 application fee.
The application fee is neither refundable nor
deferrable for a future semester of entrance.
Applicants are encouraged to apply electronically
electronic application greatly reduces the time
required to process your application.
Contact the Registrar's Office at each community
college, college, and university you attended (whether
or not credit was actually earned) and request that
official records are sent directly to
Salisbury University Admissions, 1200 Camden Avenue,
Salisbury, MD 21801.
In lieu of completing the Professional Experience
section of the MSGISM application, applicants may
submit a copy of their professional resume.
Graduate Record Exam (GRE) scores need only be submitted
if the applicant has limited GIS or Public
Administration Experience. If GRE scores are more
than 5 years old, please submit updated scores.
Three Letters of Recommendation
Using the Professional/Academic Recommendation Form, provide
three professional letters of recommendation. We suggest
one from an employer, one from an academic source, and
one from a professional colleague or community
associate. Do not ask friends or relatives. Only
one recommendation can be from a Salisbury University
Geography and Geosciences Department faculty member.
Waive or retain your right of access on each form, then
give one form and a self addressed stamped envelope to
each referee for completion. Each referee should
complete the questions, sign the form, place the
original in the envelope, and sign his/her name
across the seal before mailing. Submit the UNOPENED
envelopes with your MSGISM Application.
Recommendations MUST have an intact signature across the
envelope seal to be considered valid.
Include on a separate sheet a personal statement of
about 500 words that describes your goals related to the
pursuit of this graduate program of study and to your