College of Professional & International Education

Master of Science in Geographic Information Science

Apply Now! Review of completed applications will begin on April 1, 2020.

Fall 2020 applicants:

You must submit an application to BOTH CSULB via Cal State Apply and directly to the Department of Geography.

1. Apply online to CSULB using Cal State Apply


2. Submit an application directly to the Department of Geography, and include the following:

  • Personal statement (1,000 words)
  • Sample of your work (Word document or PDF containing a summary of relevant samples of your geospatial work, or a link to your work)
  • Resume
  • Two letters of recommendation. Please send your referees this link to the MSGISci Recommendation website.


For further information on Graduate Applications, including the status of your application with the Enrollment Services Office, please visit the CSULB Graduate Admissions site.