Graduate Certificate in Geographic Information Science
Oregon State University

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Geographic Information Science program is ideal for working professionals with baccalaureate degrees who are looking to refresh or upgrade their current skills in order to be more competitive in the rapidly changing field.  Students will learn how to improve day-to-day tasks throughout all sectors of society, from tracking the spread of pollutants to navigating automobiles and emergency vehicles along optimal routes.  Courses may include:

  • Remote Sensing I: Principles and Applications 
  • GIScience I: Introduction to Geographic Information Science
  • Geospatial Perspectives on Intelligence, Security & Ethics
  • GIScience II: Analysis and Applications
  • GIScience III: Programming for Geospatial Analysis

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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Oregon State University is accredited by:

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Resume/CV