Thank you for considering an education in Geographic Information Science & Technology at NC State. We are excited that you are interested in becoming involved in our discipline and profession. We want to help you avoid any confusion and have provided this page as a resource to guide you through the application process. If at any time you need assistance or more information, please CONTACT US!
Apply for the MGIST Degree Program (Online or On-Campus)
Prospective students interested in the Master of Geospatial Information Science & Technology (MGIST) degree program should visit the program website for complete application instructions: Apply Now to the MGIST Program
Apply for the Graduate Certificate in GIS Program
Prospective students (not currently enrolled at NC State), current NC State graduate students, NC State undergraduates, and Non-degree students interested in pursuing the Graduate Certificate in GIS should visit the program website for complete application instructions and requirements based on your status: Apply Now to the GIS Certificate Program
Apply for a Graduate Minor
If you are enrolled in a non-GIS graduate degree program at NC State, you may earn a minor in GIS or in Environmental Remote Sensing. Admission to these programs is achieved by adding a GIS Faculty member to your graduate committee and indicating the appropriate minor on your official plan of work.
Take Individual Courses
If you are not currently enrolled as a student at NC State, you may register for some of our GIS courses by enrolling as a Non-Degree Student. Generally, the same course prerequisites and requirements will apply.