Postbaccalaureate Certificate in Geographic Information Systems
Pennsylvania State University

Program Details

The online Postbaccalaureate Certificate in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) program is designed for both the novice and professional, allowing students to choose between a traditional track and an experienced professional’s track.  The curriculum covers topic such as the introduction to geographic data, problem solving with GIS, GIS database development, and theory and practice of cartographic design.  Graduates are able to start or advance careers in:

  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Environmental Resource Management
  • Surveying and Cartography

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution
  • Official transcripts
  • 3.0 GPA
  • Letter(s) of recommendation
  • Statement of intent
  • Resume
  • TOEFL, if applicable
  • Additional materials may be requested

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education