Academic Catalog


Certificate Geographic Information Science Certificate

Dr. Jennifer Whytlaw, Graduate Certificate Program Director

The graduate certificate in geographic information science provides knowledge and tools for students and professionals pursuing careers in geographic information systems (GIS) and related spatial technologies.  The certificate is an affadavit of academic proficiency in GIS and related areas such as remote sensing, global positioning systems, cartography, and spatial data analysis. This certificate is designed for graduate students and professionals employed in geographic information science fields. The certificate is available to postgraduate professionals who meet the requirements. Students with comparable professional experience may be able to show competence in selected courses through examination. For information regarding the undergraduate certificate in Geographic Information Science, please consult the Undergraduate Catalog.