Geographic Information Systems Technology
Bachelor of Science
This cutting-edge STEM program prepares students to enter the high-growth geospatial industry.
Students will learn to apply geographic information systems technology (GIST) principles and engage with cartographic design, computer programming, remote sensing techniques, spatial analysis and modeling, web and mobile development, and Esri’s latest software. The UA is dedicated to offering the highest-quality GIST programs available, and this online bachelor's program prepares students to find jobs in what the U.S. Department of Labor calls a high-growth industry related to science, technology, engineering and math.
GIST students will be using ESRI software, which requires a Windows-based computer. Check your computer's ability to run ArcGIS Pro 2.0.
Cost & Eligibility
Start Your Journey in Geographic Technology
Use the latest technology to earn your degree in what the U.S. Department of Labor has labeled a high-growth field, with countless opportunities in GIST-related careers available around the world.
GIST Program Overview
The Bachelor of Science in Geographic Information Systems Technology provides a flexibility, versatile coursework that prepares students for careers in an variety of high-tech fields.
Emily Poppen - Student Spotlight
Arizona Online student Emily Poppen is making the desert safer by using geographic information systems technology (GIST) to map cellphone signals in the Tucson Mountains.