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Geographic Information Science, Post-Baccalaureate Certificate

Practical Application of GIS Techniques
  • 29%

    Projected Growth in the Field of Cartography & Photogrammetry 2014-2024 (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)

  • 35%

    Annual Growth Rate in the Geospatial Technology Industry (U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration)

  • 11%

    Annual Growth Rate for the Global GIS Market 2015-20

Geographic Information Science, Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Program Overview
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Learn To

Gain a mixture of theory and practical knowledge

Acquire technical expertise to support knowledge gained in other graduate programs

Acquire expertise to further their current and/or future job requirements

Employ a balanced combination of theory of spatial concepts and practical application of GIScience techniques to spatial problems in your field of study

Alumni work in:

Interpret maps, manages GIS databases, and provides insight into digital land data. (Source)

Collect, measure, and interpret geographic information to create and update maps and charts for regional planning, education, and other purposes. (Source)

Update boundary lines and prepare sites for construction so that legal disputes are prevented. (Source)

Train and utilize specialized skills to conduct air reconnaissance, surveillance, targeting missions, and analyze aerial photographs. (Source)

Meet with public officials, developers, and the public regarding development plans and land use. (Source)