About the Session

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

  • M.S. in Geographic Information Science & Technology (GIST)
  • M.S. in Human Security and Geospatial Intelligence
  • 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
  • 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

Tom Sabey
Tom Sabey
Enrollment Counselor, Online Graduate GIS Programs
Tom Sabey provides support and assistance to prospective students throughout the Online GIS admissions process. Read More…
With more than 17 years of experience in admissions advising, Tom has successfully prepared students for success in a variety of schools and settings.
Robert Vos
Robert O. Vos, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor (Teaching) of Spatial Sciences and Director of Graduate Studies
Dr. Robert O. Vos oversees all aspects of graduate study for the USC Spatial Sciences Institute. Read More…
His research focuses on industrial ecology, including projects on regional materials flow analysis, eco-industrial park planning, lifecycle assessment, and sustainability indicators. Dr. Vos has published extensively on theories and concepts of sustainability, and he is certified as a Geographic Information Science Professional (GISP) by the Geographic Information Science Certification Institute (GISCI).
Rima Habre
Rima Habre, Sc.D.
Associate Professor of Clinical Preventive Medicine and Spatial Sciences
Rima is currently an Associate Professor in Clinical Preventive Medicine and Spatial Sciences in the Division of Environmental Health at the USC Keck School of Medicine. Read More…
She directs the Exposure Assessment Cores in the LA DREAMERs ECHO Center and the MADRES Environmental Health Disparities Center at USC. She also co-leads the Real-Time Air Pollution and Asthma Study project of the LA PRISMS Center.