GIS & GeoInformatics

Degrees Offered

  • Master of Science in GIS & GeoInformatics (Non-Thesis)
  • Graduate Certificate of GIS & GeoInformatics: Geospatial Information Technology
  • Graduate Certificate of GIS & GeoInformatics:  GIS for Geohazards Evaluation
  • Graduate Certificate of GIS & GeoInformatics:  GIS for Environmental Studies
  • Graduate Certificate of GIS & GeoInformatics:  GIS for Natural Resources Assessment

Program Description

The interdisciplinary online program in Geographic Information System (GIS) and GeoInformatics focus on the applications of GIS technology, hands-on geospatial training, multi-criteria decision making, advanced application and quantitative analysis aspects of GIS and Remote Sensing (RS), and are directly aligned with Colorado School of Mines' focuses and strengths on Earth, Energy and Environment. Our programs will enhance students’ quantitative geospatial data analysis skills, help the students get ahead of the technology curve, and enable professionals to advance their careers.

Program Director

Wendy Zhou, Associate Professor, Engineering Geology & GIS

Program Associate Director

Sebnem Duzgun, Professor, Fred Banfield Endowed Chair in Mining Engineering


Terri Hogue, Hydrology and Water Resources, Professor

Amy Landis, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Professor, Mines Presidential Fellow for Diversity

Kamini Singha, Hydrogeology, Professor, Fryrear Chairs for Innovation and Excellence

Teaching Associate Professor

Wendy Fisher, Computer Science, Teaching Associate Professor

Arthur Lakes Library

Carol Smith, University Librarian

Colorado Geological Survey

Kevin McCoy, Engineeering Geologist