Geographic Information Science (GIS) Certificate: Cert
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.
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- Please review our state authorizations to see if this program is offered in your state.
- International students studying at USU on the F-1 or J-1 visa must have the majority of their classes each semester be face-to-face in order to meet the physical presence requirement to maintain their visa status. Students on the F-1 visa must enroll in classes at the Logan or USU Eastern campuses. Students on the J-1 visa must enroll in classes at the Logan campus.
For online offering:
With a GIS certificate, students may pursue the following careers:
- GIS Systems Analyst
- Remote Sensing Specialist
- Geospatial Analyst/Programmer
- Operations GIS Analyst
- Geospatial Technician
For admission to the program please follow the instructions below:
Applicants go to applynow.usu.edu. Choose the Graduate Application and then choose the GIS Certificate.
Applicant must provide an official transcript showing they've been awarded a bachelor's degree or higher. Please send official transcripts to the following address: 0900 Old Main Hill, Logan UT 84322-0900. Official electronic transcripts may be sent to email@example.com from the institution. (If you've attended USU, we will obtain your transcripts.)
Use PROMO code GIS2018 to waive $30 of the application fee.
Application fee will be $25.00
To receive the Certificate, a participant must complete the following set of requirements:
Apply and be accepted into the GIS Certificate Program
Register for and successfully complete four graduate-level courses
Maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA for program courses (grades below C will not be accepted)
Abide by the Code of Policies and Procedures for Students at Utah State University.
Office: NR 120
Phone: (435) 797-3375