GIS Certificate Program CERT

The Certificate of Geographic Information Science (GIS) is designed for working professionals aspiring to leadership positions in the field and wishing to obtain a certificate of GIS specialization. The Program requires one core course that provide a student with the theoretical underpinnings of GIS to make informed use of geographic technologies, followed by the selection of 9 graduate credit hours in geographic techniques (GIS, remote sensing, spatial statistics, modeling)

The GIS Certificate Program is designed to meet the education needs of both traditional and non-traditional students. For traditional students, the GIS Certificate program prepares them to utilize GIS in their major areas of studies, while non-traditional students can take advantage of the GIS Certificate program to learn and/or upgrade their GIS knowledge and skills that are applicable and important to their professions.

UD Tuition:

The 2018-19 UD published graduate student tuition rate per credit hour:

Geographic Information Science Certificate: $1827

*UD Deans may offer scholarships in specific programs that may reduce the per credit costs.

Application Deadline:

May-01 Final deadline to apply

December-01 Final deadline to apply

* International applicants are not eligible to obtain a US student visa solely with an acceptance to a UD Graduate Certificate program. Certificates may be added by full-time matriculated graduate students.

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For more about this program contact:
Department of Geography
213 Pearson Hall
Newark, DE 19716
302-831-2294 • Tracy DeLiberty >


College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment

Estella Atekwana, Dean

Del Levia,
Department Chair

Tracy DeLiberty,
Graduate Director



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