Graduate Programs in Geospatial Intelligence provides workforce-focused training in cutting-edge topics in geospatial intelligence, geographic information science, remote sensing, and data science in the big data era to a new population seeking employment and skills in the defense and security industry. The program focuses on applied problem-sets, analysis schemes, big geospatial datasets, and software platforms that characterize today’s geospatial intelligence. Graduates acquire the skills and expertise to lead new initiatives in the rapidly shifting landscape of GEOINT applications, data collection systems, analytic methods, and mission support.
Graduate Programs in Geospatial Intelligence is offered through the Department of Geographical Sciences in the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences. The programs provide workforce-focused technical training that gives graduates the skills and expertise to lead new initiatives in the rapidly shifting landscape of GEOINT applications, data collection systems, analytic methods, and mission support. For additional information, see
Graduate Programs in Geospatial Intelligence offers an in-person and a 100% online learning option for each program. Depending on the specific subject area, the curriculum is identical for each delivery option. Designed for working professionals, students can earn a University of Maryland degree while continuing to work full-time with minimal disruption to personal and professional life. Full-time or part-time study is welcomed.
Graduate Programs in Geospatial Intelligence offers the following programs. Students who successfully complete requirements for a graduate certificate may apply these credits towards the Master of Science if the student applies and is admitted. Students with specific academic questions may contact Professor Ruibo Han, via email: email@example.com.
Master of Science in Geospatial Intelligence
- Provides workforce-focused training to respond to a rapidly shifting landscape of applied problem-sets, analysis schemes, big and growing data-sets, and software platforms that characterize today’s geospatial intelligence. Learn more.
Graduate Certificate in Geospatial Intelligence
- Covers spatial analysis, remote sensing, big data analytics, geo-visualization, programming in web and mobile GIS, and geospatial intelligence in various fields. Learn more.