Graduate Certificate in Geographic Information Systems
The graduate certificate in Geographic Information Systems is designed to provide working professionals with improved knowledge and skills and to enable them to more fully understand and use geographic information systems (GIS) in their workplace. Completion of the certificate program will give students the ability to use GIS more fully in their fields of interest, enhance their existing job performance, and increase employability.The GIS certificate program focuses on spatial analysis, GIS-related applications, and the applied needs of employers. This applied focus, coupled with distance learning, is practical rather than theoretical. The certificate program attracts persons from a wide variety of educational and employment backgrounds and furnishes them with enhanced GIS knowledge, more sophisticated skills, and the ability to apply those skills to situations found at their work place.
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Facts & Figures
Classification: Master's College or University I
Locale: Fringe Town
Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999