Geography and Geoinformation Science Department
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.
In This Department
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.
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.
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.
Why GGS at Mason?
job placement for GGS graduates.
Annual Research Expenditure supported by NSF, NASA, and DoD.
Computer labs fully equipped with GIS technologies including Esri’s ArcGIS, MatLab, Adobe Creative Cloud, ENVI, and more.