Certificate in Geographic Information Systems
Northern Illinois University

Program Details

Earn this online Certificate in GIS from NIU where you can learn the latest technology underlying geographic information. From agribusiness to insurance risk assessment, you’ll learn how to apply geospatial data and mapping to solve business problems and drive decision-making. You can enroll part, or fulltime, depending upon your schedule. Courses that you’ll encounter could involve:

  • Earth from Space: Introduction to Remote Sensing
  • Soils and Environmental Land Use Planning
  • Technological Hazards

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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Northern Illinois University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Recommended GPA

2.5 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score