2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
    Apr 19, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

Geographical Information Systems Certificate

Advisor: Coordinator: Matthew Fulda, Practitioner-in-Residence, M.S., University of California, Santa Barbara

The certificate in geographical information systems (GIS) provides professional training in the technology and application of computerized cartography and spatially referenced databases. GIS is an increasingly important technology in environmental sciences, urban and regional planning and management, marketing, criminal justice, communications, and energy and natural resource protection. course work provides knowledge of basic and advanced GIS techniques, developing procedures and databases for specific applications, as well as technologies and analyses supporting GIS. This 12-credit program is flexible in order to accommodate both students new to GIS and those who already have some experience with this technology.

Students entering this program are required to have a working knowledge of personal computers.