Applied Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

Program Type
Undergraduate Certificate (Online)
Credential
Undergraduate Certificate
Modes of Study
Blended;Online

Full-time tuition

Online mode of study: $8,940 for both in-state and out-of-state residents. Blended mode of study: tuition varies. See details and other costs

Credit hours

14 required credit hours. Most courses are equal to 3 credit hours. Browse course list

Program duration

Finish in as few as 2 years. Explore program requirements

Admissions

No fee to apply. Rolling admissions. Begin program in fall, spring, or summer. View application process & deadlines

Program Highlights

  • Choose a program format that is blended (a mix of online and in-person courses) or fully online.
  • Save money with reduced e-tuition for out-of-state students who choose to study fully online.
  • Build basic and advanced skills in geospatial technology, remote sensing and satellite imaging, digital mapping, and GPS.
  • Prepare for a wide range of careers in geospatial technology, which has been designated by the U.S. Department of Labor as an emerging, “high-growth” industry sector.
  • Study in state-of-the-art facilities and have access to high-end equipment that supports geospatial technology-related work.
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Program requirements

Our curriculum helps build a foundation of knowledge in geospatial technology skills. You’ll understand how to use GIS properly and apply your understanding in diverse fields such as business and marketing, biology, emergency management, geology, infrastructure, and environmental and urban planning.

Next Steps

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