Certificate in Geographic Information Systems
Florida Atlantic University

Program Details

The online Certificate in GIS program from Florida Atlantic University is designed for both beginners looking to start a career in GIS and professionals looking to increase their skills and knowledge and advance their careers. Students gain an understanding of programming and spatial data analysis through courses in mapping and GIS, remote sensing of the environment, principles of GIS, and digital image analysis. Graduates are prepared to start or advance their career in:

  • Urban & Regional Planning
  • Environmental Resource Management
  • Surveying & Cartography

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Florida Atlantic University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Recommended GPA

2.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score