Master’s in Applied Geospatial Analytics

Purdue University’s 100% online Master's in Applied Geospatial Analytics program combines a world-class graduate degree in geospatial analysis with the convenience of online coursework. You will gain skills to create strategic data-driven analyses, with a focus on geospatial intelligence.

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Earn Three Graduate Certificates
Graduates can also earn three graduate-level certificates, giving you the opportunity to enhance your marketability throughout your career.

-Applied Data Analytics
-Spatial Data Science
-Strategic Communication Management

Program Highlights
Build strong relationships with your classmates who come from a wide array of professional backgrounds. Develop knowledge in your chosen field and learn from the same world-class faculty who teach our on-campus programs. Learn how to apply geospatial analysis techniques using GIS software to make judgments and solve problems.

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Program Specifics

Learn more about the Master’s in Applied Geospatial Analytics Program

The Master’s in Applied Geospatial Analytics program is offered through the Graduate School in partnership with the College of Agriculture, College of Liberal Arts, and Polytechnic Institute at Purdue University. This interdisciplinary collaboration provides a level of academic quality that will help you distinguish yourself and advance your career.

  • Environmental Informatics
  • Remote Sensing of Land Resources -Geographic Information System Application
  • Data Visualization Tools and Applications
  • Data Analysis
  • Data Literacy
  • Seminar in Strategic Communication
  • Seminar in Global Strategic Communication
  • Seminar in Crisis Communication
  • Strategic Communication and Social Media
  • Communication and Leadership
  • Advanced Spatial Ecology and GIS –

Plan of Study can be found here:

$750 per credit hour (In-State Residents)
$775 per credit hour (Out-of-State Residents)
30 total credit hours

Domestic students and permanent residents may qualify for the following types of financial aid:

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Students in the Master’s in Applied Geospatial Analytics program are eligible for the Chapter 33 Post-9/11 GI Bill benefit. Check your eligibility or enrollment status on eBenefits at the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs website. For questions regarding VA benefits at Purdue University, please contact the Veteran and Military Success Center.

Career Outcomes

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Top Job Titles

  • Climate Scientist
  • Emergency Management and Disaster Planning
  • Environmental Resource Management
  • Forester
  • GIS/Geospatial Analyst
  • Health Geographer
  • Oceanographer
  • Planner (Land Use, Regional, Transportation, Urban)
  • Senior Data and Reporting Professional
  • Surveying and Cartography

Top Industries

  • Construction Management
  • Civil Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Geography
  • Military
  • Public Health
  • Public Utilities

Source: LightcastTM (2023). Unique job postings for July 2022-2023. Projected growth for years 2023-2033.

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