Skip to Navigation
    Western Michigan University
   
 
  Nov 18, 2017
 
 
    
Graduate Catalog 2017-18

Certificate Program in Geographic Information Sciences (17-19 hours)


This graduate certificate program provides a strong framework for developing competencies in geographic information systems (GIS), remote sensing, and spatial analysis. The program is designed for post-baccalaureate students in public administration, social and physical sciences, information technology, engineering, and business. Many professionals in these areas need skills in handling and analyzing geographically distributed data using the capabilities provided by GIS software, satellite remote sensing, and the global positioning system.

 

Admission Requirements

In addition to meeting the requirements of the Graduate College, all applicants must have basic facility in desktop computer operations and must have a basic knowledge of descriptive and inferential statistics equivalent to the requirements in STAT 3660.

Program Requirements