Graduate Certificate in Geographic Information Systems
Northern Arizona University

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in GIS program from Northern Arizona University provides the opportunity for professionals to re-tool and add GIS technical skills to their abilities. Courses cover:

  • Computer applications in map production, including geographic information systems using ArcGIS
  • Designing and implementing multiple layer geographic information systems with raster and vector data using ArcGIS
  • An introduction to computer programming principles and their application in a GIS environment using ArcGIS
  • The design, development, and management of enterprise geodatabases


  • Undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 3.00
  • Transcripts
  • 1 letter of recommendation
  • Personal statement or essay

School Accreditation Statement

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