At the University of Redlands, spatial thinking is integrated into instruction, research, and administration to solve problems, learn from the past, and plan for a better world. Our strong partnership with geospatial industry leader, Esri, provides rich opportunities for students to employ geographic information systems (GIS), data science, location analytics, artificial intelligence, spatial statistics, data visualization, and remote sensing to gain theoretical knowledge, hone technical skills, and develop workplace competencies. The holistic, applied approach to spatial education used in our degree and certificate programs not only helps students pursue professional pathways to internships and careers, it also instills a commitment to service and civic engagement. "URSpatial" graduates go on to serve in leadership roles and make world-changing differences in business, government, and nongovernmental organizations.
The MS GIS is a one-year intensive program designed for professionals who want to enhance their academic foundations with a comprehensive understanding of geographic information science fundamentals and the use and application of GIS technologies.
The MGIS degree is designed for professionals who look for an accelerated program to enhance their knowledge of the analysis, management, and communication of geographic information.
The Center for Spatial Studies helps faculty, students, and administrators use desktop and cloud-based geographic information systems (GIS), unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), location-aware mobile apps, digital image analysis, social network analysis, and scientific visualization to explore and analyze geographic data, conduct original research, manage the day-to-day operations of the University, and provide service to local, regional, and global communities.
Incorporating spatial thinking and GIS into the business programs at the University of Redlands School of Business & Society, the Center for Spatial Business stimulates, supports, and provides leadership for spatial business research and education through applied location analytics and GIS research.