Graduate Certificate in Geographic Information Systems Technology
University of Arizona

Program Details

The online Professional Geographic Information Systems Technology (P-GIST) program integrates GIS science and cutting-edge geospatial technology with management skills for use in government, corporate, non-profit, and academic settings.  This comprehensive program is designed to meet the educational needs of working professionals seeking to advance their careers and of recent graduates seeking employment in the geospatial industries.  Courses may include:

  • Geographic Information Science
  • Remote Sensing Science 
  • Raster Spatial Analysis 
  • Vector Spatial Analysis 
  • Geographic Information Systems Programming and Automation

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Arizona is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

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