UChicago 1-Year MAPSS program now offers GIScience Concentration

The Committee on Geographical Sciences at the University of Chicago will offer a Concentration in Geographic Information Science as part of the flagship Master of Arts Program in the Social Sciences (MAPSS), starting in Autumn 2019.

MAPSS is a one-year (three quarters) 9-course program with a thesis requirement. The GIScience Concentration consists of 5 courses to develop:
  • the foundations of rigorous spatial thinking and its incorporation into the methodologies of Geographic Information Sciences, spatial analysis and spatial data science
  • computational aspects of geographic information science or
  • advanced spatial statistical analysis.
Application deadline: April 30, 2019:
Learn more about the new MAPSS concentration:
Contact Professor Luc Anselin (anselin@uchicago.edu)

Julia Koschinsky, Ph.D.
Executive Director
Center for Spatial Data Science
University of Chicago