Geographic Information Science (GIS) Certificate: CertDepartment: Environment and Society Department Watershed Sciences Department Wildland Resources Department
College: S.J. & Jessie E. Quinney College of Natural Resources
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 Statewide Campuses advisor to verify program availability.
Online classes are not available to USU F-1 and J-1 sponsored students. International students sponsored by USU on a F-1 visa can study at Logan or Price campus and must register for face-to-face classes. International students sponsored by USU on a J-1 visa can study at Logan campus and must register for face-to-face classes.