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


  • Official transcript(s)
  • Official results of SAT or ACT examinations must be submitted by all applicants with fewer than 60 degree credits completed at a postsecondary institution
  • Minimum high school GPA of 2.6

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges