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Graduate Certificate in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for Professionals


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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.

Admission Requirements:


Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  1. Complete a Graduate Application
  2. Submit official transcripts from all previously attended colleges/universities (EMU alums do no need to request official transcripts).
  3. Earned a four-year baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution, or an equivalent degree from a non-U.S. institution.
  4. A minimum cumulative undergraduate grade point average of 2.7 on a 4.0 scale, or 3.0 in the last half of the undergraduate program.

Students with non-U.S. post-secondary credentials must submit an evaluation of their international transcripts from the Educational Perspectives (EP) credential evaluation service. Click here for additional information.

Department Information:


Geography & Geology - College of Arts & Sciences

Richard Sambrook, Ph.D.
Department Head

203 Strong Hall
(734) 487-0218
rsambroo@emich.edu

Department Website

Advisor Information:


Hugh Semple, Professor

203 Strong Hall
(734) 487-0218
hsemple@emich.edu

Degree Requirements: 15 hours


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:

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