Graduate Certificate in Geospatial Information Science / GIS & Cartography
Ohio University

Program Details

Students of the Graduate Certificate in Geospatial Information Science / GIS & Cartography program at Ohio University will acquire skills in many topics related to the interdisciplinary field of Geospatial Information Science (GISc). This online graduate certificate is designed for recent college graduates and working professionals without prior background in GIS and cartography.

The curriculum ensures a balanced background in three core areas of GIS:

  • Theoretical foundations of mapping and geospatial analysis
  • Use of geospatial technologies for creating, mapping, and analyzing geographic information
  • General computational and/or information analysis skills


  • The certificate is open to anyone who has earned a bachelor’s degree, who is not currently enrolled in a graduate degree program at Ohio University

School Accreditation Statement

The Higher Learning Commission