Graduate Certificate Programs in Geography

9 universities offer graduate certificate program in Geography

Check out our exclusive data on scholarships and financial aid offered by universities for the Master's program in Geography. There are also 700+ scholarships available from accredited sources with the amount ranging from $1000-$22k.

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Ranked as:  #129 in Best National University
Tuition:  $17,712 per year
Total Cost:  $35,424 * This tuition data is based on IPEDS. For the latest tuition amount, refer to the respective college websites.
State:  Ohio
Acceptance:  -

Certificate Name and Number: Geospatial Information Science: GIS Cartography (CTGISC).

Acquiring such skills requires formal training in many topics related to the interdisciplinary field of Geospatial Information Science (GIScience). This online graduate certificate is designed for recent college graduates and working professionals without prior background in GIS or Cartography.

For advanced GIS certificate, see Online GIS Certificate: Geospatial Analysis Programming.

On completion of this certificate, students will be able to independently complete typical mapping and geospatial analysis tasks arising regularly in a wide variety of disciplines and professions.

The expected time to complete this certificate is three semesters.

According to the GIS Certification Institute, the number of professionals engaged in the geospatial industry will exceed 675,000 after 2020. GIS and mapping jobs are now so diverse that they are available at various levels of proficiency across thousands of different industries, government agencies, and academic institutions. After certificate completion, professionals may be able to advance in their current jobs or apply for new jobs by leveraging their newly acquired GIS based mapping and geospatial data analysis skills.

Additionally, as required by the graduate college, the minimum overall GPA requirement for earning this certificate is 3.0. Additional questions the certificate can be directed to the Certificate Coordinator.

Spring 2021: Take GEOG 5600 Cartography I.

Fall 2021: Finish with GEOG 5610 Cartography II.

Applicants for this certificate must complete a non-degree application.

International Students: This certificate program does not permit full-time enrollment in residence at Ohio University, and an I-20 cannot be issued based on admission to this program.

Tuition and fees are assessed based on the number of credit hours of enrollment, Ohio residency, and program.

Courses are 4 credit hours each, and the certificate is a total of 12 credit hours.

Upon certificate completion, students will be able to:.

Define and discuss the major theoretical issues of and emerging trends affecting the computational representation, visualization, and analysis of geographic information.

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Online GIS Certificate

  • Program Length:  -
  • Credit hours:  12
Tuition:  $6,900 per year
Total Cost:  $13,800 * This tuition data is based on IPEDS. For the latest tuition amount, refer to the respective college websites.
State:  Texas
Acceptance:  -

This course covers the fundamentals of map use and interpretation map production using GIS and geospatial technology. The student will gain experience in the applications of map-based analysis in the fields of environment and natural resources management.

Prerequisites: There is no prerequisite for this course.

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GEOL6351 Mapping and Cartography

  • Program Length:  -
  • Credit hours:  10

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We have 13 scholarships awarding up to $141,000 for Masters program in for Geography, targeting diverse candidates and not restricted to state or school-based programs.

Scholarship nameAmountCredibility
Charlotte W. Newcombe Fellowships$30,000High
APF Wayne F. Placek Grants$9,000High
Intercollegiate Studies Institute Graduate Fellowships$5,000High
Native American Scholarships Fund$4,000High
Don Lavoie Fellowship$1,250High

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