Graduate Certificate in Geographic Information Systems
Elmhurst University

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) uses six existing courses from the Master of Science in GIS to give students a head start on this degree program if they choose to pursue it after completion of the certificate. The online master’s GIS degree can be achieved with an additional four courses. The curriculum of this online geography program features an e-portfolio experience and research symposium

Courses include the following topics:

  • Fundamentals of geospatial technology
  • Remote sensing and imagery interpretation
  • Principles of geodatabases
  • Spatial analysis and web mapping
  • Fundamentals of geospatial programming

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Elmhurst University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Resume/CV