|Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Certificate Description|
The Graduate Certificate in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is administered jointly through the Departments of Ecosystem Science and Management and Geography. The program has been designed to meet the rapidly growing demand for qualified individuals in the field of GIS technologies.
GIS technologies are applied to wide-ranging fields with interests in spatially distributed information such as transportation, environmental and resource management, marketing, facility management, healthcare delivery, homeland security, agriculture, and urban planning.
The Office of the President has approved this program, and it will appear on the official Texas A&M University transcript. The certificate requires four courses (12 hours), including an introductory, two advanced, and one elective course. Students are expected to maintain a 3.0 GPR for all applicable coursework.
For more detailed information, please visit the Spatial Sciences Laboratory website. For questions regarding this certificate program, you may contact the Spatial Science Lab at 979.862.7956 or the Geography Academic Advisor in the Department of Geography at 979.458.0895.