Master of Engineering
The Master of Engineering in Geomatics and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is designed for engineering and other environmental and urban infrastructure professionals who are seeking a multidisciplinary master's degree. The MEng requires a bachelor’s degree or equivalent in engineering
or a related field (math, natural science, information technology, computer
science, or social science) from an accredited college or university.
The Master of Engineering requires a minimum of 30 credit hours,
which includes nine courses and 3 credit hours for an advanced master's report.
Master of Science
The Master of Science in Geomatics and GIS is designed for engineers who are seeking a master's degree with a focus on GIS and civil engineering. The MS requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent in engineering from an accredited college of university.
The Master of Science requires a minimum of 30 credit hours,
which includes nine courses and 3 credit hours for an advanced master's report or master's thesis.
completion of four graduate GIS or geomatics courses taught by the CU Denver civil engineering department qualifies students for a graduate
certificate in Geomatics and GIS. These courses may be taken without
formal admission to the master's degree programs. However,
all course prerequisites apply, and students must have a bachelor's
For information about pursuing a PhD degree in Geomatics and GIS, please contact the
Department of Civil Engineering, firstname.lastname@example.org or
graduate students are expected to have completed the prerequisite requirements
relevant to geomatics and GIS. Find a list of required prerequisites
Click here for Admission Requirements3
Faculty in Geomatics and GIS at CU Denver are leading researchers and practicing
industry professionals familiar with the latest GIS techniques and practices.
Jeff Cozart, MBA, adjunct faculty member
at CU Denver and at Metropolitan State University Denver in Aviation and Aerospace Sciences; CEO of
Juniper Unmanned, Inc.
Jacek Grodecki, PhD in Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering from the University of
New Brunswick, adjunct faculty member at CU Denver; Senior Director, Digital
Bruce Janson, PhD in Civil Engineering from
the University of Illinois, Professor of Civil Engineering and Director of the
Master of Engineering Program at CU Denver
Matthew Krusemark, MS from Saint Mary’s
University, adjunct faculty member at CU Denver; Chief Technology Officer,
Wesley Marshall, PE, PhD in Civil Engineering
from University of Connecticut, Associate Professor of Civil Engineering at CU
Apostol Panayotov, PhD in Civil Engineering from
the University of Colorado, adjunct
faculty member at CU Denver
Ashley Summers, PMP, GISP, Master of Applied Geography in Geographic Information Science from Texas State University;
adjunct faculty member at CU Denver; Information Systems Manager at the Denver Regional Council of Governments
Jan Van Sickle, PhD in Civil Engineering from
the University of Colorado, licensed professional land surveyor, adjunct
faculty member at CU Denver and Metropolitan State University Denver
additional information about the program, admission procedures or
requirements, contact the Department of Civil Engineering at
303-556-2871 or email@example.com.
Department of Civil Engineering
University of Colorado Denver
Campus Box 113
P.O. Box 173364
Denver, Colorado 80217-3364