Graduate Certificate in Geographical Information Systems

The graduate certificate in geographical information systems (GIS) program helps students acquire the knowledge and skills to move directly from the classroom into the workplace as environmental scientists, civil engineers, and public health officials, among the many professionals who rely on GIS in government agencies, nonprofits, and the private sector. The curriculum guides students through all aspects of GIS theory and practice, from the science of cartography to analyzing geographical statistics to database design and geospatial modeling. Students are equipped with a solid grounding in geospatial theory and techniques as well as its practical applications.

Specific admission requirements can be found on the Graduate Program Finder.

12 credits, including 6 credits in required courses and 6 credits in elective courses.

Required
GEOG 6304Geographical Information Systems I
GEOG 6305Geospatial Statistics
Electives
Two of the following:
GEOG 6306Geographical Information Systems II
GEOG 6307Digital Image Processing
GEOG 6309GIS for Emergency Management
GEOG 6308
GEOG 6309GIS for Emergency Management
GEOG 6310
GEOG 6311