Master of Science in Human Security and Geospatial Intelligence

Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences

The USC online Master of Science in Human Security and Geospatial Intelligence (MS in HSGI) program connects collaborative and interrelated sciences and disciplines, providing a valuable framework for graduate-level planning and leadership on future human security and geospatial intelligence (GEOINT) work.

Students can also gain the knowledge and practical skills to inform effective decision making related to “TCPED”: the tasking, collection, processing, exploitation and dissemination of human security risk geospatial data.

Human Security and Geospatial Intelligence Career Options

The MS in HSGI is ideal for anyone interested in a human security and GEOINT career as well as for those who are already working in GEOINT fields, such as disaster response, environmental change, business or national security.

This master’s degree is especially relevant to individuals who are interested in elevating their careers in military geospatial units, domestic and international humanitarian, government agencies, military contracting organizations, and disaster relief and response organizations. Graduates will gain both the technical skills to be adept GEOINT practitioners as well as the leadership and communication skills to be effective human security and GEOINT leaders.