Graduate Certificate in Geographic Information Systems
University of Connecticut

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) program is designed for professionals interested in the power of GIS which provides strategic value and helps profit and non-profit organizations perform location and demographic analyses.  Students will study the science behind the development and use of geospatial technologies along with learning how to use GIS to enhance decision-making, manage organizational infrastructure, reduce costs, save resources, and more in a wide variety of industries.  Courses may include:

  • Fundamentals of GIS
  • Application Issues of GIS
  • Location Analysis
  • GIS in Transportation
  • GIS Modeling of the Urban Environment

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Connecticut is accredited by:

New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Application Requirements

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