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CyberGIS is a new generation of geographic information science and systems (GIS) in the era of artificial intelligence and big data!  It represents the latest innovative development in the fast-growing field of geospatial data science. Combining advances in high-performance and data-intensive computing with developments in geospatial data analysis, management, processing, and visualization, cyberGIS has rapidly emerged as a major force in private and public organizations and in higher education for harnessing the rapid geospatial data revolution.

Join us remotely and earn a graduate-level certificate or M.S. degree in CyberGIS and Geospatial Data Science at Illinois! Take the next steps in your professional journey and advance your applied expertise in cutting edge geospatial technologies to solve industry problems, including:

  • Geospatial artificial intelligence and machine leaning techniques
  • Geospatial visualization and visual analytics using open source tools
  • High performance and data intensive computation using big geospatial data
  • Cutting edge geospatial data processing and analysis in Python and R
  • Fundamentals and principles of geographic information science and CyberGIS
The 32-credit master's degree and 12-credit graduate-level certificate in CyberGIS & Geospatial Data Science are both designed to meet the high demand for these skills across many industries. Both the online certificate and master's degree programs will allow students and industry professionals to successfully advance their careers.

Learn more by visiting the program website or contact us today!

    Program Website


Program Contacts:

Online Graduate Programs Adviser (Certificate and M.S.): Dr. Anand Padmanabhan
SESE Online Programs Coordinator: Heather Miller

Master's Degree Application Deadlines:

  • Fall 2022Monday, August 1, 2022
  • Spring 2023: Thursday, December 15, 2022
   Master's Degree Application

Certificate Application Deadlines:

  • Fall 2022Monday, August 15, 2022
  • Spring 2023Tuesday, January 10, 2023
   Certificate Application


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