Certificate in Geographic Information Science
Kennesaw State University

Program Details

The online Certificate in Geographic Information Science program is a multidisciplinary certificate that considers fundamental questions related to the use of geographic information systems (GIS).  The curriculum teaches about GIS, which is computer-based mapping technologies that visualize, edit, manipulate, and analyze spatial data and imagery for decision makers.  Graduates are prepared to work with GIS to understand what is where and in urban and regional design, marketing and industrial location, transportation, precision agriculture, forestry, environmental systems, engineering, emergency services, epidemiology, crime analysis, and utilities, among others.


  • A high school diploma or GED is required
  • Other materials may be required for admission

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges