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Geoinformatics

Program Overview:

Degree Offered: MS (35 credits)
Fall Application Deadline: April 30
Spring Application Deadline: November 15
Graduate Advisor: Prof. Sean Ahearn
Contact Information: sahearn@hunter.cuny.edu

212-772-5327

 

Applicants who have completed all or part of their university studies in a non-US institution and/or require student visas must submit their applications no later than February 1 to be considered for Fall admission and September 15 to be considered for Spring admission


Admission Requirements:

You must meet the following minimum requirements in order to be considered for admission.  Meeting these minimum requirements does not guarantee acceptance to the program.

  • A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution comparable in standard and content to a bachelor’s degree from Hunter College- College & University Transcripts
  • Minimum undergraduate grade point average of 3.0.
  • An introductory statistics course and an introductory computer science/programming course are required.
  • Official score report of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) General Test. *GREs are waived for the incoming Spring and Fall 2024 class.
  • Two letters of recommendation from appropriate academic or professional references.
  • A statement of purpose of approximately 500 words describing your objectives in undertaking graduate study. In reviewing applications, considerable importance is placed on the applicant’s interest in and commitment to advanced study and professional development.
  • Applicants whose native language is not English and who have taken all or part of their undergraduate education in a country where English is not the native language are required to submit scores on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). The following minimum scores must be obtained:
      • TOEFL iBT: 80/ Paper Based Test: 550/ Computer Administered Test: 213
      • IELTS: 6.5 Overall Score Band

Additional Information:

For additional program information, visit the Geography Department website.

Office Hours

Monday - Thursday 10AM - 5PM

Friday 10AM - 3PM

Telephone (212) 396-6049

Email gradadmissions@hunter.cuny.edu

*Our office is currently assisting students and prospective applicants at the Welcome Center, Rm 100 North Building (located on the first floor-main Hunter College campus)


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