Graduate Certificate in Geospatial Programming & Web Map Development
Pennsylvania State University

Program Details

This online Graduate Certificate in Geospatial Programming and Web Map Development will prepare you to become a developer within the trending web mapping industry. Utilizing Python, ArcGIS, GeoServer, QGIS and other tools, you can hone your skills as a geospatial professional. In this program, you can learn on your own time, as instructor-led classes are asynchronous. You'll also interact with your peers and faculty, as you enrich your own learning experience and those around you. Curriculum, which incorporates signficant electives, usually entails:

  • GIS Programming & Software Development
  • Open Web Mapping
  • Web Application Development for the Geospatial Professional

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Pennsylvania State University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.75 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent