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Geographic Information Science (GIS) Certificate Also available 100% Online

Utah State University’s online Geographic Information Science (GIS) certificate is designed for graduate students or professionals wanting skills and experience applying industry standard GIS and remote sensing tools to natural resource issues.  

Students who complete the program will receive a graduate-level certificate in Geographic Information Science. Their USU transcript will list the courses and grades received to complete the program. The certificate is complementary to a wide variety of graduate programs, and is available as a standalone certificate.  However, credits obtained from the certificate may be applied toward a graduate degree. 

With a GIS certificate, students may pursue the following careers:

  • GIS Systems Analyst
  • Remote Sensing Specialist
  • Geospatial Analyst/Programmer
  • Operations GIS Analyst
  • Geospatial Technician

Select degrees and programs are not available at all Utah State University locations. Please contact a regional campus advisor to verify program availability.

If you are intending to complete this program online outside the state of Utah, please review our state authorizations to see if this program is offered in your state.
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