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

  • Official transcript
  • Statement of professional experience and goals
  • References
  • Applicants with at least five years of professional experience may request that the GRE requirement be waived

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education