A five-course curriculum, granting a certificate of completion and satisfactory academic performance, is available for non-degree students. It is designed for GIS specialists, technicians, planners, information technology professionals and others interested in using geographic information technology in jobs or for careers.
Certificate curriculum applicants must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and meet Graduate School admission requirements.
Following admission, the student should consult with the GIS professional certificate program coordinator regarding the set up of a study plan. This certificate requires 15 hours of required course work as follows:
Undergraduate Courses for Graduate Credit: Geography and Geology
The following courses may be elected for graduate credit. A maximum of nine hours of approved 400-level course work may be permitted in the earning of any graduate degree.
If you intend to enroll in any of the following undergraduate courses for graduate credit, you must submit a request form from the Graduate School to receive permission before enrolling in the course; otherwise, you will receive undergraduate credit.