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Why study Geospatial Information Science & Technology at the University of Wyoming?

From map-based apps to complex scientific analyses, Geospatial Information Science and Technology (GIS&T) is playing a growing role in today’s fast-paced world. WyGISC offers undergraduate and graduate courses on-campus and online. Students learn from our expert faculty in courses covering GIS basics, unmanned aerial systems, geospatial programming, data visualization, enterprise systems, web GIS, and spatial modeling, with many other courses designed to explore specific interest areas.

***Note to International Students:

International students enrolled in US universities are limited to a certain number of credit hours of online courses every semester. Since most of the GIST courses are taught in online mode, this could pose problems to international students enrolled in our programs to meet these requirements. Prior to submitting your application, international students must contact UW International Students and Scholars ( and the WYGISC Academic Director ( to learn about the current requirement and how it could affect their immigration status.***



Our Programs

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We offer on-campus 9-credit certificates in GIS and remote sensing and are planning a new Bachelor’s degree in GIS&T to be offered in Fall 2023.


Drone with Graduate Programs

We offer an online professional master’s degree and three graduate certificates in GIS, remote sensing, and Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS).


About Laramie and UW

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About Laramie and the University of Wyoming:

The University of Wyoming, founded in 1886, is a nationally recognized land-grant research institution with expert faculty, top-ranked academics and world-class facilities. Take advantage of small class sizes and supportive professors while you explore the 30 miles of groomed cross-country ski trails, 300 miles of snowmobiling trails and more than 100 miles of mountain bike trails, plus fishing, rock climbing, 2.9 million acres of national forest and more. Outdoor magazine recognized UW as one of the nation’s top outdoor schools.


Have questions or want
to find out more?

Contact our program advisor:
Beth McMillan
(307) 287-2891

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