Graduate Certificate in GIS Fundamentals
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in GIS Fundamentals program from the University of Wisconsin-Madison provides a solid foundation of GIS knowledge and skills, and allows graduates to:

  • Switch careers to a high-demand, fast-growing industry
  • Move into a higher paying and more interesting field
  • Increase personal value to their employer
  • Apply spatial analysis and visualization to their current field


  • Four-year Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher learning with a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0
  • 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