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The ubiquity of GPS-enabled mobile phones and applications such as Google Maps have made location based services mainstream, whereas not so long ago, GIS was mostly carried out on very specialized software in a desktop environment. At the same time, there has been an explosion in data collection and analysis (so-called Big Data), a large part of which could ...


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Judging from the overall sentiment of most articles on the future of the GIS sector and the associated careers, your best bet is to learn programming. (Why Geographers Should Learn to Code, Learning GIS Programming) Without programming skills, you have to compete with a much bigger crowd of recent graduates of GIS programs. Learn Python, it's useful in ...


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Salisbury University in Maryland has one as well. MS in GIS and Business Management. It has been in operation since 2007 and is fully online. I did find this ranking that places USC and Salisbury in the top 10. The USC one is more GIS for business (business uses of GIS) whereas the Salisbury one is GIS Management. It targets GIS professionals in managements ...


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Try unigis.org, a provider of online distance learning education in GIS. It has three MSc programs: GIS: a broadly based postgraduate qualification in the field of GIS Applied GIS: GIS-based methods for monitoring the social/human and natural environments. GIS Technology: software engineering that underpins database and web applications in a GIS context ...



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