Graduate Certificate in Geographic Information Science

Certificate in Geographic Information Science

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A geographic information science graduate certificate from the University of Arizona School of Natural Resources and the Environment provides you with specialized knowledge of how to gather, manage, and analyze geographic data and produce dynamic mapping products.

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About the Geographic Information Science Graduate Certificate

You’ll experience state-of the-art training through courses and hands-on applications providing you with a strong foundation in design and development of GIS databases and familiarity with spatial analysis techniques. A practicum/internship is included in the core curriculum to ensure you’re able to apply the theories and methods presented in your core courses.

This certificate can be completed in as a little as one year and is a great option for students interested in increasing their earning potential and pursuing a career as a GIS analyst, developer, or manager. Review the GIS Graduate Certificate Handbook for more information on courses, instructors, policies and procedures, and program history.

Geographic Information Science Courses

You’ll complete 14 units of coursework, including three core classes, one of which is your practicum, and two elective courses.

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