Undergraduate Certificate in Geographic Information Systems
Ferris State University
The online Undergraduate Certificate in Geographic Information Systems provides fundamental knowledge and skills needed to implement GIS in any business or organization. Students will focus on fundamental principles of GIS and its applications. Spatial data collection techniques such as land surveying, Global Positioning System, photogrammetric mapping, remote sensing, Lidar, and mobile mapping will also be studied.
Degree Level: Certificate
Delivery Format: 100% Online
Accelerated Degree: No
Accreditation & Licensing
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
A high school diploma or GED is required.
When Ferris State University opened in 1884, the school focused on providing students with marketable skills. Ferris State joined the state higher education system in 1950, and gained University status in 1987. Today, the public four-year institution is located in Big Rapids, Michigan. While Ferris State University first focused on marketable skills, the current mission statement retains much of the institution’s original purpose. The university’s mission “prepares students for successful careers, responsible citizenship, and lifelong learning.”
Ferris State University houses degrees within eight academic schools.
- Allied Health Sciences,
- Arts and Sciences, Business,
- Education and Human Services,
- Engineering Technology, Pharmacy,
- Professional and Technological Studies,
- Kendall College of Art and Design,
- Michigan College of Optometry at FSU
- University College
Over 170 educational programs are offered and students can pursue certificates, associate’s, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees. Distance education is also available at Ferris State University allowing students to earn certificates, minors, and degrees from the convenience of home. Students may also participate in individual online coursework without pursuing a degree.
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