Graduate Certificate in Geographic Information Systems
West Chester University of Pennsylvania

Program Details

The Graduate Certificate in Geographic Information Systems from West Chester University of Pennsylvania is an online GIS degree.  Geographic Information System (GIS) technology is important in both public and private sectors as a way to improve maps and gather improved data in this field.  GIS and Global Positioning System (GPS) technologies are often combined to help improve our knowledge of geography.  This curriculum helps students learn to use these valuable workplace tools in such courses as:

  • Introduction to Geographic Information Systems 
  • Applications of Geographic Information Systems 
  • Geodatabases

You can also choose from a number of electives in this online geography degree so the program can better meet your interests and goals.  

These courses count toward a master’s degree program in geography.

Learning Pace

Institution-Paced

Learning Schedule

Asynchronous

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

West Chester University of Pennsylvania is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.8 or above (4.0 scale)

Applicaton Requirements

Additional Materials May Be Requested, Official College Transcript(s)