Online Master of GIS With a Focus in Sustainability Management The Master of Geographic Information Systems: Sustainability Management online program at the University of Washington teaches you how to design a more sustainable world using GIS. This part-time, two-year professional program focuses on leveraging powerful GIS technologies to develop sustainable solutions to a variety of complex problems, ranging from affordable housing development to land use impacts on water quality improvement. Digital data is growing exponentially today. But to become actionable, data needs to be analyzed in a broader context. In our program, you'll learn how to use GIS to create actionable knowledge that can help organizations make more informed decisions.