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Graduate Certificate in Geographic Information Science

Program Details

Oregon State University’s Graduate Certificate in Geographic Information Science program is ideal for working professionals who already possess a baccalaureate degree and wish to refresh or upgrade their current skills in order to be more competitive in the rapidly changing field of Geographic Information Science.


Applicants must possess a baccalaureate degree (in any field) from a college or university. The undergraduate GPA must be at least a B (3.0) for coursework in the major field and at least a B- (2.75) for all coursework as a whole. Applicants should have in their record the equivalent of a basic statistics course (including rudimentary data processing), a basic cartography course, and the equivalent of high school algebra before starting the core courses in the certificate. Statistics or cartography coursework can also be pursued in tandem with the required certificate courses.

Accreditation & Licensing

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities