Geography (M.S.)

Graduate Certificate

The Geographic Information Science graduate certificate is for students who wish to advance study in geographic techniques. You will study thematic cartography, map design and presentation, GIS techniques, digital image processing and spatial analysis. You can earn the certificate regardless of whether or not you complete a master's degree.

An undergraduate major or minor in geography is not required to pursue the Geographic Information Science graduate certificate. Although a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution is necessary for admission to the program.

  • The GIS certificate is available for students who wish advanced study in geographic techniques.
  • The certificate may be awarded regardless of completion of a master's degree.