Geographic Information Science (Certificate)

Geographic information science, also known as GIS, is the study of the earth and all that happens on it using modern information technologies. GIS is one of the fastest-growing parts of the economy and employment possibilities can be found across the private sector as well as in many government agencies. 

Career Opportunities

The GIS Certificate complements other degrees, preparing graduates to be skilled users of GIS, able to apply their skillsto careers in the area of their major.  Students in many areas gain a career advantage with the GIS certificate:  Geography, urban planning, life science, geology, anthropology and more.

Program and Enrollment Requirements

For more information about the certificate, see its academic program web page.

Geographic information science is one of the fastest growing segments of the economy, and employment possibilities can be found across the private sector as well as in many government agencies. The geographic information science undergraduate certificate program pairs the practical skill of GIS with the conceptual knowledge of geographical problem solving and spatial thinking.

Degree Offered

Geographic Information Science (Certificate)
Liberal Arts & Sciences, The College of

Location
Tempe, Online

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Application Requirements

All students are required to meet general university admission requirements.
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