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The Graduate Certificate in Geographic Information Science is a 13-hour  program that is designed to provide students with the practical GIS skills necessary for success in a variety of careers.

GIS technology is widely used in business and industry, government and education. This certificate is designed for students in a variety of disciplines that involve spatial analysis, mapping, and interpretation of geospatial data.

Students who complete the program will have a solid GIS foundation that spans the collection, management, analysis, interpretation, and display of geospatial data using GIS. Students gain practical experience by completing projects that require the use of sophisticated GIS functions. Finally, they learn how to develop and implement customized GIS applications.


For more information about the cost of the program, average time to complete the program, and other important information, please visit this website.

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 Last Modified 4/22/15