Geography and Environmental Sustainability Graduate Certificates

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Graduate Certificate in Geospatial Technologies

Masters students in the existing degree program may be focused in physical geography, human geography, or applications of geotechnologies to geographic questions. For this certificate, however, we recommend a subset of existing courses to focus on one or more of the following: geographical information systems (GIS), remote sensing (RD), or management of geodatabases associated with GIS, RS, or other geospatial technologies.

The embedded certificate consists of a minimum of 12 hours consisting of at least four courses, at least two of which are required to have the GIS prefix. The specific certificate requirements are as follows:

Fundamentals 1
GIS 5013Fundamentals of Geographic Information Systems3
or GIS 5133 Fundamentals of Remote Sensing
Choose two from:6
Spatial Statistics
Spatial Programming and GIS
Intelligent Data Analytics
Database Design and Administration
Visual Analytics
METR 5393
Advanced/Applied Courses 2
Choose at least one from:3
Geographic Information Science
GIS Applications
Advanced GIS and Spatial Analysis
Seminar in GIS Design
Geographic Information Systems for Land Use Planning
Special Topics/Seminar (Advanced GIS)
Remote Sensing
Digital Image Processing
PBIO 5732
Remote Sensing Hydrology
Weather Radar Theory and Practice
Total Credit Hours12