Graduate Certificate in Remote Sensing for Earth Observation
University of Southern California

Program Details

The Graduate Certificate in Remote Sensing for Earth Observation is a unique online program that uses the latest tools and methods to collect, manage, and analyze spatial data. Students in this program learn how to use data acquired from aircraft, satellites, and unmanned autonomous systems for a wide range of purposes.

This online GIS degree examines ways to analyze data for monitoring environmental conditions, weather patterns, and natural disasters. Courses allow students to use remote-sensing principles to gather relevant information to guide problem-solving and decision-making. Students in this online geography degree can choose to go on to earn a Master of Science in Geographic Information Science and Technology or Human Security and Geospatial Intelligence.

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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Southern California is accredited by:

WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

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