Graduate Certificate in Geographic Information Science
The University of West Florida
The University of West Florida’s Graduate Certificate in Geographic Information Science program is designed to teach students, whether novice or working professionals, the highly in-demand technical skill of using industry-standard geospatial software. Students develop a strong conceptual foundation in Geographic Information Science necessary for leadership roles in industries such as geography, environmental sciences, archaeology, business, defense and intelligence, and public health/safety.
Degree Level: Certificate
Delivery Format: 100% Online
Accelerated Degree: No
Accreditation & Licensing
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Official transcripts. Letter of intent. Three recommendation letters. A bachelors degree is required.
Not authorized for students in Minnesota.
The University of West Florida, also known as UWF, is a public university located on a 1,600 acre campus in Pensacola, Florida, and was founded in 1967. UWF is Northwest Florida’s only regional comprehensive four year university, and is a research university that specializes in the humanities and engineering. UWF is a member of the State University System of Florida, and is the State University System’s third largest campus. The mission of UWF is "to give students access to top quality, relevant, affordable educational experiences, and to use teaching, research, public service and scholarship to transmit, discover and apply knowledge."
UWF offers associate's, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees from the following academic units:
- College of Arts and Sciences
- College of Professional Studies
- College of Business
UWF also has an online campus that offers undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs that are offered entirely online.
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