Computer Science and GIS (MSC)

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Length of program

Full-time: 24 months Part-time: 48 months

Mode of delivery

On Campus

Program components

Coursework + Thesis

Campus

Lethbridge

Intake

Summer, Fall and Spring

Program description

Professional occupations in Geographical Information Science (GIS) are growing rapidly in Canada and around the world. The Department of Geography and the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science offer a multidisciplinary major in computer science and geographical information science. The program is structured to provide a firm theoretical, technical and applied background in the geographical information sciences (GIS) that draws extensively on computer science foundations.

For more information about GIS at the University of Lethbridge please visit the Department of Geography & Environment webpage.

Two to six graduate-level courses are required for this major. Students develop their programs in consultation with their supervisors. Course descriptions of courses offered at the University of Lethbridge are available in the course catalogue. You can also view the dynamic schedule on the Registrar's Office website to see what courses are being offered and when.

Finding a supervisor

​Students are required to secure a potential supervisor prior to submitting an application for this program.​ For further information please visit our Search Supervisors page.