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


  • Bachelor's degree or higher
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • College transcripts
  • Statement of purpose
  • Resume/CV

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission