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SU's Online Master's Program in GIS Management Again Ranked No. 1 in U.S.

Eastern Shore Regional GIS CooperativeSALISBURY, MD---Salisbury University continues to offer the nation’s top Online Master’s Degree in Geographic Information Systems, according to Best College

“Geographic information systems is a relatively new field that has transformed the cartography and surveying industries,” the organization said. “The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that these industries will grow faster than average in the coming years, providing a wealth of job opportunities for those interested in mapping technologies.”

Graduates of SU’s program are well prepared to enter fields including site selection and logistics, social service and transportation logistics, according to the ranking. Salisbury’s online Master of Science in GIS Management topped campuses including the University of Maryland, College Park; Penn State and the University of Southern California.

SU’s 34-credit hour M.S. in GIS Management can be completed in as few as 13 months, or part-time. Courses include GIS and Public Administration, Database Processing and Management, Managerial Finance, and GIS Leadership. The curriculum also features training in the latest GIS software and equipment, preparing graduates for professional certification.  

For more information about SU’s M.S. in GIS Management or to apply, visit the program website.