• Course Delivery
  • Total Credits
  • Yearly Tuition
  • Duration
    4 Years

Program Overview

Geospatial technology can be applied in numerous fields, and it is increasingly sought-after in current and emerging careers within the digital technology era.

This track concentrates on the skills, technologies, and practices necessary to become a successful creator and analyst in the use of geographic data. Students in the GIS track will acquire a robust knowledge of cutting-edge geospatial technology and the efficient use thereof. They will also gain familiarity with contextual applications to help meet increasing workplace demands and to foster geospatial decision making.

A Hands-On Learning Experience
An integration of academic apprenticeship and professional services, GeoSpatial Services is a Saint Mary's project center, allowing Saint Mary's students the opportunity to not only learn on the job but to act as a consultant while gaining important individual consulting skills.

Career Options
Students who possess a degree in the GIS track will be prepared for professional careers in fields such as land surveying, cartography, and engineering.

Taking Classes
This residential, 4-year program is offered on our Winona campus, with daytime classes and a full student life experience.

Course Information

Concentrating on the skills, technologies and practices necessary to become a successful geographic data analyst, this major offers coursework in programming, cybersecrutiy, GIS methods and analytical methods.

For more information and course descriptions, check out our course catalog.

Applicants must submit:

  1. Completed application form
  2. Official high school transcript
  3. Official test scores - ACT, SAT, or Classic Learning tests are accepted.
  4. An essay or brief personal statement. In 250 words or fewer, please tell us about: a significant experience you've had, an accomplishment or risk you have taken, a person who has made a difference in your life, a topic of concern to you, or anything else you think would help us learn more about you. You can also choose to submit a graded paper or write something new!
  5. Letters of recommendation are optional.
  6. If you choose to upload a document, please make sure your file is either a Microsoft Word document (.doc or .docx), an RTF file, or a PDF file. Any other format (including Google Docs) will not load into your application.
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Key Dates

Rolling admissions. Application review will begin upon receipt of all required application materials.

Tuition & Fees

Tuition: $36,050 Per Year


Activity fee:$170
Technology fee:$370
Laundry fee:$80

The Saint Mary's Difference

The heart of Saint Mary's is its people — faculty, staff, and your fellow students — who become your companions and allies on your educational journey. Here, in an intense give-and-take setting, each of us discovers just how much we can learn. You'll find, in every one of our classrooms, a person-centered education focused on your growth, your potential — because we believe that everyone deserves the chance to make an impact, to change the world around them.

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