At Clark University, the world’s most advanced computer mapping and spatial analysis technologies are vital tools in the quest to address crucial issues of socioeconomic development and environmental science and policy. And that’s just the beginning of what sets our master’s program in Geographic Information Science (GIS) apart.

A natural extension of Clark’s internationally recognized work on the frontier of geospatial technology, the GIS master’s program offers a choice of four concentration tracks, including Development and Environment, Conservation Applications, Global and Community Health, and Remote Sensing. Each concentration positions you to make an immediate impact upon graduation.

Why a Master’s in Geographic Information Science (GIS) at Clark University?

  • Employ advanced technology for social good as you apply geographic information systems, computer programming, and web mapping to address major challenges affecting our world.
  • Use the power of GIS maps to create positive change.
  • Gain professional distinction with a degree from one of the world’s most influential centers of Geographic Information Science.
  • Develop skills in critical thinking and data-driven decision-making via small classes and close interaction with scholar-practitioner faculty and peers.
  • Advance your career through a department whose graduates find success working for employers like NASA, The Nature Conservancy, National Park Service, Traveler's, American Red Cross, Clean Harbors, and Chemonics.

Applications are now reviewed on a rolling basis, and admission requirements have been adjusted.

Clark offers generous scholarships of up to 50% - contact us for details.

Clark’s GIS Program Prepared Sean McCartney ’15 for a Career at NASA 



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