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Graduate Certificate in Geospatial Technology

Geospatial technology is so prevalent nowadays that we rarely think about its use anymore. However, it is almost impossible to imagine a world without Google Maps, Yelp, and other location-based services that are currently available on most smart phones and other devices. DGES offers an embedded graduate certificate in geospatial technologies to help meet the increased demand for GIS professionals. This certificate programs requires 12 hours of coursework.

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Graduate Certificate in Geospatial Technology

Our online certificate positions students to become leaders in the rapidly growing field of geospatial technologies. The online Certificate in Geospatial Technology* program is 12 credit hours and can be completed in months.

A sample course sequence is below:

Certificate in Geospatial Technology - Remote Sensing focus

Spring start example

Credits
Semester 1
Fundamentals of Remote Sensing 3
Spatial Data Management 3
Semester 2
Digital Image Processing 3
Spatial Programming 3
Total Credits 12
Certificate in Geospatial Technology - Remote Sensing focus

Summer start example

Credits
Semester 1 - summer
Spatial Data Management 3
Fundamentals of Remote Sensing 3
Semester 2 - fall
Spatial Programming and GIS (note that some GIS knowledge is useful for this course) 3
Semester 3 - spring
Digital Image Processing 3
Total Credits 12
Certificate in Geospatial Technology - GIS focus

Fall start example

Credits
Semester 1
Fundamentals of Geographic Information Systems 3
Semester 2
Spatial Data Management 3
Semester 3
GIS Applications 3
Spatial Programming and GIS 3
Total Credits 12

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*The full name of the program is online Certificate in Geography and Environmental Sustainability with a concentration in Geospatial Technologies. Graduates of the program will receive a Graduate Certificate in Geography and Environmental Sustainability.