Graduate Certificate in Geographic Information Systems
University of Illinois at Springfield

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) program provides students with a broad array of geospatial and analytical skills.  Graduates will be able to apply their learning to both academic and practice-oriented careers.  Courses may include:
  • Fundamentals of Geographic Information Systems
  • Fundamentals of Remote Sensing 
  • Advanced GIS Applications


  • Minimum overall undergraduate GPA of 3.00
  • Completion of a 300-level or higher ecology course with lab, with grade of B or better
  • Undergraduate or work background sufficient for advanced course work in environmental studies
  • Personal academic statement 
  • Two informative letters of recommendation

School Accreditation Statement

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