This accredited UCD Master of Engineering program - Geographic Information Systems (M.Eng-GIS) option is focused on growing and improving your skills in the rapidly developing spatial data theories and technologies used to support decisions on resource allocations and management.
What You'll Learn
This CU Denver MEng-GIS degree is multidisciplinary, involving:
- Civil Engineering (environmental, geodesy and remote sensing, water resources, geotechnical and transportation)
- Geography and Environmental Sciences (remote sensing, ecology, air quality, environmental impact assessment)
- Urban and Regional Planning (spatial analysis, community development)
- Information Systems (data structures, database systems and software engineering)
- Applied Mathematics (probability and statistics, networks, simulation and optimization)
- Engineering Management (Strategic Planning, Project Management, Policies)
The MEng-GIS program consists of 9 courses (27 credit hours), plus 3 hours of an advanced applications project.
- The project is not a thesis, but a separate, creative, state-of-the-art report that must be written and orally defended.
- You are encouraged to present your work at conferences and in journal publications.