The goal of the MBS Geospatial Information Systems & Technology (GIS&T) concentration is to equip students with the knowledge, tools, and technological skills necessary to succeed in this emerging, multidisciplinary field. In addition to examining the theoretical basis and the societal and environmental impacts of GIS technology, students will gain fundamental understanding of key business areas including finance and accounting, marketing, communication and leadership, management and planning, intellectual property, ethics, and regulatory.

Skills Gained

Through expert instruction and experiential education, students will:  

  • Gain broad, in-depth knowledge of the diverse applications of GIS technology
  • Become skilled in a variety of geospatial technologies
  • Gain fundamental understating about use of GIS&T in science, government, and commerce
  • Learn about guiding principles and best practices related to GIS&T

Where our GIS & Technology Alumni Work

Many industries today rely on geographic information, and our alumni enjoy positions in a wide range of sectors:

Senior GIS DeveloperLangan Engineering & Environmental Services
Solutions ArchitectCounty of Somerset, NJ
GIS AnalystStryker
Project Manager & GIS Development Team LeadBAE Systems
and more!and more!

Preferred Academic or Professional Experience


  • An undergraduate degree in a science-specific discipline is preferred, and applicants should have as solid background in—and deep understanding of—calculus and statistics. If necessary, students can take calculus and/or statistics courses while earning their MBS degree.


  • All professional experience will be considered as part of the application process.

Applicants who are unsure of their eligibility for this concentration should schedule an appointment with an enrollment specialist.

"My journey throughout the Business and Science program has been immensely insightful and empowering. It has given me an opportunity for multifaceted growth, where the Science courses helped me refine and augment my technical skills, the Business courses helped me capitalize on my Business acumen which in the current day scenario plays a very crucial role in professional success."

- Rohit Yerneni, Master of Business and Science (MBS) degree Graduate