MSGISM Program of Study
The Master of Science in GIS
Management requires the completion of at
least 34 credit hours, of which at least 21 credit hours
are earned at Salisbury University. The program
must be completed with a cumulative average of a B (3.0)
or higher, with no more than 6 credit hours below a
grade of B and no grade lower than a C. The curriculum
has a common set of core courses (25 credit hours) and
allows for elective courses in their professional areas
of specialization (at least 9 credit hours).
The master’s degree program can be
completed in 13 months with full-time study.
Part-time study leading to the degree is also available.
All courses except for GEOG 519 and POSC 540 are only
offered on-line. The program is now fully online.
Local students may work one-on-one with the faculty at
Salisbury while taking the online classes.
in Technology Management
are offered on-line to SU students by
both SU and
University of Maryland, University
at UMUC will be
inter-institutional registration and will be treated
as credits earned at SU. Upon entering the MSGISM
program, students will work closely with the program
director to identify which electives meet their
educational goals and will be guided through the
inter-institutional registration process.
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Program requirements are as follows:
1. Complete the following twenty-five (25) credit hours:
Advanced Geographic Information Science
Public Administration (3)
Database Processing & Management (3)
630 GISystems and Public Administration
640 GISystems Co-operative Experience
650 Capstone GISystems Seminar (3)
2. Complete nine (9) credit hours in elective
courses (bold are recommended):
BUAD 699/GEOG 550 Leadership
in GIS Organizations (3)
INFO 615 Project Management (3)
TMAN 611 Principles of Technology Management (3)
Strategic Management of Technology and Innovation (3)
Economics and Financial Analysis for Technology
Organizational Performance Management
TMAN 633 Managing People in Technology-based
Organizations (3) [UMUC]