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.
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
This program is currently not accepting students from Wisconsin.
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