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.

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The following requirements must be fulfilled: 12 credits, including 6 credits in required courses and 6 credits in elective courses.

GEOG 6304Geographical Information Systems I
GEOG 6305Geospatial Statistics
Two of the following:
GEOG 6303Introduction to Remote Sensing
GEOG 6306Geographical Information Systems II
GEOG 6307Digital Image Processing
GEOG 6308Programming for Geospatial Applications
GEOG 6309GIS for Emergency Management
GEOG 6310Geovisualization and Cartography
GEOG 6311Open Source Solutions for Geospatial Project Management