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Postbaccalaureate Certificate in Geographic Information Science

Program Details

The online Postbaccalaureate Certificate in Geographic Information Science will explore the use and development of cyberinfrastructure, as well as spatial programming analysis and web-enabled mapping technologies. 

Graduates will be prepared for a wide range of government and private sector consulting positions that assist with geospatial technologies and mapping.


Must have completed a bachelor’s degree in geography or a related field from an accredited university with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Applicants with a bachelor’s degree in another discipline who have an evidence of professional experience using geospatial technologies will also be considered. Resume. Goal statement. Two letters of recommendation.

Accreditation & Licensing

American Podiatric Medical Association, Council on Podiatric Medical Education

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission


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