Certificate in Environmental Geographic Information Systems
Unity College

Program Details

The Certificate in Environmental Geographic Information Systems (GIS) from Unity College is an online GIS degree for those interested in entering this field.  There are two types of scientists working with the environment.  Environmental scientists analyze and interpret environmental data while GIS scientists manage and manipulate data.  This certificate combines the two, integrating spatial technologies and environmental information.  Expert faculty work to engage students in course activities including hands-on projects and research, increasing comprehension of the science, concepts, and skills needed for positions in the field.  Courses in this online geography degree are likely to include:

  • Sustainable Solutions to Globalization
  • The Warming Planet: Understanding Climate Change
  • Geology and Our Environment

Students can use the credits earned in this online GIS degree towards obtaining a B.S. in Environmental Geospatial Technologies.

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Unity College is accredited by:

New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent