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CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19 NOTICE

Mason will start the fall semester as scheduled on Monday, August 24, with a mix of in-person instruction, expanded online classes, and research activities. Review Mason's Safe Return to Campus Plan, see University information on COVID-19, and explore College level resources

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Geography and Geoinformation Science (GGS) is understanding the human and natural complexities of our planet.

In today's digitized age, technology advances the way we live and work. A GGS degree provides students with state-of-the-art geospatial knowledge to pursue careers in industry and academia.

Geospatial map of city

Visit Us On Campus

Come learn more about our program!

 

  • GGS Department Main Offices

    10431 Rivanna River Way Fairfax, VA 22030 (703) 993 – 1210 ggs@gmu.edu

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Exploratory Hall at George Mason University Fairfax Campus

In a market saturated with options, location matters!

Given our Washington, D.C. metro area location and our students’ expertise, there are numerous internship and employment opportunities in GGS ranging from startup companies to federal agencies.

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Urban Science: Connecting data and the world around you

This is data-driven research in relation to urban phenomena such as transportation and mobility, urban change, and related real-world challenges.

Students look at a GGS student research poster

The sky is no longer our limit.

Drone-based remote sensing creates rich geospatial datasets of our planet. Drone-based remote sensing is advancing leaps and bounds.

Drone and equipment

Why GGS at Mason?

100%

job placement for GGS graduates.

$2.5 Million

 Annual Research Expenditure supported by NSF, NASA, and DoD.

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Computer labs fully equipped with GIS technologies including Esri’s ArcGIS, MatLab, Adobe Creative Cloud, ENVI, and more.

News & Events

Events

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Aug7

Summer Speaker Series - Mason Online Pandemic Modeling Forum

Aug 7, 2020/3:00 - 4:30 PM

Non-Pharmaceutical Herd Immunity using Homemade Masks: Dale Brearcliffe, Computational Social Science PhD student, George Mason University