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Graduate Certificate in Geographic Information Systems

Program Details

The Johns Hopkins Online Certificate in Geographic Information Systems offers you a scientific foundation in spatial data modeling, analysis, and visualization. The program is geared to part-time professionals and focuses on geospatial data analysis and visualization in a Web-based environment. Available entirely online, it will provide you with a convenient, interactive platform to explore GIS and its role in the rapidly developing field of cloud computing.

The program takes a highly innovative and unique approach to GIS education, teaching you the latest trends in spatial data processing, analysis, and visualization using a multimedia delivery scheme. You’ll also gain invaluable experience in GIS Web-based application development in a cloud computing environment, furthering your understanding of software design, software lifecycle management, database security, and Web architecture.

The field of geographic information systems is fast-evolving, offering an expanding selection of employment opportunities in sectors such as environmental organizations, private companies, local and national government agencies, and the intelligence and national security communities.

Requirements

  • A grade-point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale in the latter half of undergraduate studies
  • One semester of undergraduate calculus and one semester of undergraduate statistics
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  • Mail in official transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate coursework

 

Accreditation & Licensing

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Restrictions

This program is currently not accepting students from Wisconsin.