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
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.
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School Accreditation & Licensing
West Chester University of Pennsylvania is accredited by:
Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA2.8 or above (4.0 scale)
Additional Materials May Be Requested, Official College Transcript(s)