48 months
37122 USD/year
37200 USD/year
12700 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Geography - Geographic Information Science Emphasis students at University of Arizona  offers courses in cutting-edge GIS and geographic information systems technology (GIST) to fill the growing worldwide demand for skilled geospatial professionals.

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Geography - Geographic Information Science Emphasis students at University of Arizona offers courses in remote sensing, cartography, spatial modeling, and the application of GIS for land assessment, wildlife conservation, transportation and the social sciences. Students also gain skills in mathematical and computational thinking, problem-solving, and oral and written communication. Students pursuing a Geography major with a GIS emphasis have access to courses that will help them become technologically proficient in GIS programming, project management, spatial data integration and management, and the production of spatial data visualizations for print, multimedia and mobile


  • Geography information systems
  • Cartography
  • Land surveying
  • Photogrammetry
  • Urban planning

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • General Education
  • Cartographic Design and Production
  • Integrated Geospatial Technologies
  • Our Dynamic Biosphere
  • Geographic Info Systems

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Have a 3.00 recalculated grade point average (GPA) (a "B" or better where "A"=4.00) from a secondary school. Please note: GPA recalculation occurs during the admissions evaluation process. 
  • Have three years of high school work. Please note: If you are currently in high school, UA needs to see 9–11 grade work. If you have completed high school then UA needs to see 10–12 grade work. 
  • Have and present a completed high school diploma or certificate.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    37122 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37122 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    37200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37200 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    12700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12700 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Tucson

830 - 1140 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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