Create the big picture in geographic information systems with digital models.
GIS is part of the global cyberinfrastructure concerned with the acquisition, storage, manipulation and analysis of spatial data and processes. With the GIS certificate, you'll explore and analyze data ranging from business markets and transportation networks to physical and chemical processes in the environment.
- Program type:
- Certificate - Graduate
- On Campus
- Est. time to complete:
- 1 year
- Credit hours:
Why earn a GIS certificate?
UND's GIS Certificate
Understand foundational theory and principles of cartography and geographic information systems.
Develop a critical eye when designing and interpreting maps.
Appropriately model landscape features and to analyze spatial relationships among them.
Conduct applied research projects using geospatial technology tools.
Apply the credits earned in this certificate program to a master's in Geography.
What can I do with a GIS certificate?
GISc students commonly have undergraduate degrees in a wide range of areas, including:
- Atmospheric sciences
- Computer science
- Criminal justice
- Physical or social science education
- Space studies
A Geographical Information Sciences certificate gives you the strategic skills you need, including:
- Geographic Information Systems
- ArcGIS (GIS Software)
- Global Positioning Systems
- Environmental Science
GIS Certificate Jobs
Geographical Information Sciences alumni have gone on to a variety of successful careers with:
- Bureau of Land Management
- United States Department of the Air Force
- 150th Fighter Wing
- AT&T, Inc.
- Acciona Energy North America Corporation