Program Description

Loma Linda University School of Public Health Geoinformatics Program utilizes the latest geospatial technologies to improve public health. Through teaching and application, the Health Geoinformatics Program trains for the future of health by integrating current data with cutting-edge technology to focus on solutions for our public health needs.

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Program Length

1 year (12 units spread over 4 academic quarters)

Possible Careers

GIS professionals find career opportunities in environmental impact assessment, biodiversity assessment, natural resource management, environmental modelling, town planning, public utility work and many socio-economic development programmes. GIS professionals make the geographic information accessible to scientists, planners, decision makers, managers and to general public. The knowledge of geo-informatics is becoming a driving force behind the overall socio-economic development of the nation. 

Application Deadlines

Quarter Application Open Priority Deadline Final Deadline
Summer of 2024 Aug 16, 2023 Sep 1, 2024
Autumn of 2024 Aug 16, 2023 Sep 1, 2024
Winter of 2025 Aug 16, 2023 Jan 6, 2025
Spring of 2025 Aug 16, 2024 Mar 28, 2025
Integrating faith and health
Integrating faith and health
Loma Linda University educates and encourages a balanced life by living our values of humility, compassion, justice, integrity, excellence, freedom and self- control. You will be surrounded by faculty who are committed to healthcare innovation and research while engaging your spirituality.

Expected Cost of Attendance

The following estimated cost of attendance is based on full-time attendance for the number of months enrolled per academic year. Estimated amounts may vary based on a number of factors. Students may use these estimates when applying for financial aid.

Required Program Costs

Academic Year 2024-2025

Year of Program
Months Enrolled
Year 1
Tuition & Fees $5,280
Books, Materials, Supplies & Equipment Allowance
(May or may not be purchased through the school)

Other Educational Costs

Non-required costs that can be funded with scholarships/loans.

Year of Program
Months Enrolled
Year 1
Living Expense (Food & Housing Allowance)
Students will be assigned one of the following Living Expense Budget Options:
  • On Campus Dorm
  • $15,780
  • LLU Owned Rental Property
  • $25,200
  • LLU Owned Rental w/ Dependents
  • $26,400
  • Undergraduate Dependent w/ Parents
  • $9,600
  • Off Campus
  • $25,200
    Transportation Allowance 0
    Miscellaneous Personal Expenses 0
    Federal Student Loan Fees 0
    Cost of Obtaining Professional License 0
    Dependent Care
    (See Budget Revision Request form)
    Available upon Request
    Disability-Related Expenses
    (See Budget Revision Request form)
    Available upon Request


    • Estimated amounts are for the academic year specified only. Amounts are based on full-time attendance for the number of months enrolled per academic year. International students need to calculate 12 months of living expenses based on these amounts.
    • Amounts are expected to increase each year consistent with inflation in the professional education sector.
    • To qualify for financial aid, most students must be enrolled at least half time in an aid eligible program and be taking degree requirements. Half time is 6 units in a quarter for undergraduate programs and 4 units in a quarter for graduate programs.