Academic Program Proposal

Date
Proposal
Activated
Institution
and
Proposal
Degree
Awarded
Academic
Program
Name
Objections
Received
Decision
Deadline
MHEC Final
Action
Final
Decision
Date
9/30/2016Johns Hopkins University
Proposal
M.S.Geospatial Intelligence (Online)11/29/2016Recommended5/10/2017
Geospatial Intelligence (Online) Program Description
The M.S. in Geospatial Intelligence is designed to provide students with the technical training, critical thinking skills, background knowledge, and ethical context necessary to become highly skilled geospatial analysts.  JHU intends to seek accreditation by the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation for the proposed program to ensure that it meets the needs of the geospatial intelligence community of government and industry partners.  Geospatial intelligence has a statutory definition: β€œthe exploitation and analysis of imagery and geospatial information to describe, assess, and visually depict features and geographically referenced activities on earth.”  Courses include Geographic Information Systems, Technical Collection of Intelligence, Geospatial Data Modelling and Web Mapping.