Information and How to Apply

The next cohort in the program begins in Fall, 2016. Click on the links in the left column for Prerequisites and Requirements and How to Apply.

The Geographic Information Systems Certificate of Advanced Study with a focus in science and technology has been developed to meet the growing need for GIS skills in today’s job market. What is GIS?

What the Program Provides

The Geographic Information Systems Certificate of Advanced Study program goal is to provide a strong foundational education that delves into the principles and real-world applications of GIS. Students will explore the principle tenets of GIS by completing coursework that builds their credentials and capitalizes on a marketplace hungry for skilled employees.

The courses within the online certificate in GIS enable our students:

  • To become well-versed in GIS theory
  • To become knowledgeable in designing and managing spatial databases
  • To become versed in building and using spatial data models
  • To be creatively perceptive regarding spatial decision-making

More Information and To Apply

Our course of study provides a course listing, descriptions, and required units. Also see prerequisites and requirements and how to apply.The application period for the Fall 2016 cohort is now open. The next classes in the Certificate program begin in August, 2016.

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