Graduate Certificate in Advanced GIS
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Advanced GIS program from the University of Wisconsin-Madison offers students who already have GIS training the opportunity to take their skills to the next level and increase their marketability. The curriculum advances students' competency in:

  • Map Design
  • UX/UI Design
  • Interactive Geovisualization
  • Geocomputing
  • Spatial Analysis
  • Spatial Programming


  • Four-year Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher learning with a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0
  • 2 GIS/Cartography courses
  • 1 Statistics/Quantitative Methods course
  • Transcripts
  • Contact information for two professional or academic references
  • Statement of interest (one-page essay)

School Accreditation Statement

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