Our Academic Programs

Cartography and Geographic Information Systems

160 Science Hall
550 N Park St
Madison WI 53706
Campus Map »

Program contact: Sharon Kahn
Phone: 608-262-3861
Fax: 608-265-3991
Email: gradschool@geography.wisc.edu

Face-to-Face Evening/weekend1 Online2 Hybrid3 Accelerated4
Admitting Degree(s):
MS
Named Option(s):
Accelerated/Non-Thesis
GIS Development

About the Cartography and Geographic Information Systems Program

For over 85 years, UW-Madison has been home to one of the top ranked geography departments in the nation. UW-Madison is a world-class research university that provides many opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration. The strength of our department is reflected in our ability to attract top-caliber students, compete for significant research funding, and win major awards, including more Guggenheim Fellowships than any other geography department.

Go to website for more information »


Program Profile

Program statistical information on admissions, enrollment, student funding, and degrees.



1 These programs are offered in an evening and/or weekend format to accommodate working schedules. Enjoy the advantages of on-campus courses and personal connections, while keeping your day job. For more information about the meeting schedule of a specific program, contact the program.

2 These programs are offered primarily online. Many available online programs can be completed almost entirely online with all online programs offering at least 50 percent or more of the program work online. Some online programs have an on-campus component that is often designed to accommodate working schedules. Take advantage of the convenience of online learning while participating in a rich, interactive learning environment. For more information about the online nature of a specific program, contact the program.

3 These programs have innovative curricula that combine on-campus and online formats. Most hybrid programs are completed on-campus with a partial or completely online semester. For more information about the hybrid schedule of a specific program, contact the program.

4 These on-campus programs are offered in an accelerated format that allows you to complete your program in a condensed time-frame. Enjoy the advantages of on-campus courses with minimal disruption to your career. For more information about the accelerated nature of a specific program, contact the program.