Program Overview

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.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Certificate

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

    Accreditation & Licensing

    American Podiatric Medical Association, Council on Podiatric Medical Education

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

    Requirements

    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.

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    Not all of Kent State's online programs are available in every state. Students should check prior to enrollment.

    School Overview

    Kent State University is a large public university with its main campus located in Kent, Ohio. In addition to its main campus, Kent State also has campuses throughout Ohio in Burton, Salem, Warren, New Philadelphia, Ashtabula, Jackson Township, and East Liverpool. Founded in 1910 as the Kent State Normal School, it began as a school to train teachers. Over the years, the university has expanded and today offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in many different areas of study including liberal arts, history, journalism, business and several others.

    Kent State offers students many different areas of study and degree levels, including certificates, bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, and a doctoral program in nursing available in online formats.

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