Certificate in Geographic Information Systems

College of Business and Public Management

The certificate in GIS is designed for students and professionals who wish to enhance their knowledge and skills in the application of geographic technologies. It is appropriate for professionals in a wide variety of fields, both public and private, who wish to develop their knowledge and skills in the nature and use of geographic information and global positioning systems. It is also appropriate for people who wish to enter fields that use these technologies.

Required
GEO 534Geographic Information Systems3
GEO 584Applications of Geographic Information Systems3
GEO 577Geodatabases3
Elective Courses3
Select one of the following (or another course by advisement)
Water Quality and Health
Emergency Preparedness
Internet Applications of Geographic Information Systems
Environmental Modeling with Geographic Information Systems
Introduction to Business GIS
Geography Field Methods
Internship in Urban and Regional Planning
Topical application elective 1
Total Minimum Credits Required12
1

Chosen in consultation with the graduate coordinator to combine GIS application with the student's topical area of interest.