About the Session

This in-depth information session will provide an overview of the following master’s degrees and certificates:

  • M.A. in Global Security Studies
  • M.S. in Geographic Information Science & Technology (GIST)
  • M.S. in Human Security and Geospatial Intelligence
  • M.S. in Spatial Data Science
  • M.S. in Spatial Economics and Data Analysis
  • Graduate Certificate in GIST
  • Graduate Certificate in Geospatial Intelligence
  • Graduate Certificate in Geospatial Leadership
  • Graduate Certificate in Remote Sensing for Earth Observation

The session will also cover these topics and more:

  • Our world-renowned faculty members who are established leaders in government, science and industry
  • The innovative curriculum which blends conceptual knowledge with hands-on experience using modern GIS software and techniques
  • Our flexible course formats, which give students autonomy over their schedules
  • How the programs prepare you for leadership roles at consulting firms, environmental preservation organizations, enterprise software companies and government organizations
  • Admissions requirements and standards
  • The session will close with a brief Q&A about the programs and featured topic

About the Presenters

Darren Ruddell
Darren M Ruddell, Ph.D.
Associate Professor (Teaching) of Spatial Sciences and Director of Graduate Studies
Dr. Ruddell teaches courses in the Spatial Sciences Institute undergraduate general education and GeoDesign programs as well as the GIST graduate programs.Read More…
He has developed expertise in geographic information science and associated technologies to acquire, organize, analyze, model and visualize spatial data. As an educator, he seeks to help students develop the critical and spatial thinking skills required to effectively manage and deploy these technologies in diverse settings to produce spatially-informed and scientifically sound results. He has been on the forefront of developing curriculum and pedagogical approaches in the field of geodesign, a forward-thinking, interdisciplinary and iterative process that aims to build a better world by promoting harmony between human and ecological systems.
Chaz Burnett
Chaz Burnett
Enrollment Advisor, AllCampus, Graduate GIS Programs
Chaz Burnett provides all prospective students the support and assistance needed throughout the GIS admissions process. Read More…
With more than 16 yrs of extensive experience in the admissions industry, Chaz has successfully prepared students for success in a variety of schools.