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Admissions Procedure for GIST Graduate Students

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Application Deadlines

Application deadlines for this program are August 21, 2020 for fall 2020 admission and January 15, 2021 for spring 2021 admission. 

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How to Apply

To apply for the online professional M.S. in GIS&T or an online graduate certificate in GIS, Remote Sensing, or Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS):

  1. Click here to access the UW graduate applicant portal
  2. After filling in this form, you will receive an email with a link and a temporary username and password
  3. Provide the information requested at the provided link
  4. Submit the $50 application fee
  5. Submit all required documents to the online document portal (see requirements below)
  6. Submit official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions to UW Admissions: Address: University of Wyoming Admissions, 1000 E. University Ave., Laramie, WY 82071
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Requirements for Admission

Degree Seeking (M.S. degree or graduate certificates)

  • Graduate Application at UW Admissions (visit Graduate Education for details)
  • Completion of a Bachelor’s Degree (no restriction on major)
  • Official transcripts from all post-secondary schools you have attended Minimum GPA of 3.0 in previous coursework
  • No GRE required!
  • Current resume or curriculum vitae (CV)
  • A personal statement that describes your academic interests, career goals, related experience and accomplishments, and relevant coursework.
  • Student's enrolling in online programs are expected to have a computer and internet access

Non-Degree Seeking students wishing to take GIST courses can find information on admissions here.

International students must also include the following. Please visit Graduate Education for more information about international admissions.

  • Official Academic Transcripts
  • Financial Statement
  • English Proficiency – Results of TOEFL or IELTS for some international students
Tuition

Tuition and Fees

Note: Most courses for these credentials are online, and certain fees apply (e.g., $25/credit distance fee)

Please see the UW Cost of Attendance website for more information on tuition and fees.


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Have questions or want
to find out more?

Contact our program advisor:
Ken Driese
gist@uwyo.edu
307-766-2532

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