Geospatial Information Science-Basic
|Program Director: Dr. Jamie Leonard
The Graduate Certificate in Geospatial Information Science (GIS) requires 12 hours of course credit. The Certificate is intended to prepare students for GIS/RS (remote sensing) employment or GIS/RS work at the doctoral level.
- offers GIS study in a variety of disciplines with a variety of applications;
- teaches students GIS techniques;
- teaches students to apply GIS to solve scientific research problems;
- encourages students to gain experience in the GIS field before graduation by means of internships and work study programs;
- integrates GIS applications with appropriate computer science training.
Gainful Employment Program Disclosure:
- Under the Code of Federal Regulations 668.6B, the following information is provided to prospective students seeking only the certificate (not simultaneously with a degree) to help them make informed decisions about this program, which does not lead to a degree. NOTE: Standard Occupational Classification (“SOC”) codes are issued by the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor. The SOC is linked to the occupational profile on O*NET, the nation’s primary source of occupational information.
Standard Time to Completion: 2-3 semesters.
|Curriculum: 4 courses | 12 credits (must choose from courses in at least 2 different departments)|
BSC 510/PS 510 Remote Sensing/GIS Applications
Cost of books and supplies (estimate): $250
Information about Students who have Completed the Certificate-Only Program in the Most Recent Full Year (Fall 2010-Summer 2011):
- Number of certificate-only students enrolled: NA (new program)
- Number of certificate-only students completing: NA (new program)
- On-Time Completion Rate: NA (new program)
- Job Placement Rate: NA (new program)
- Median Loan Debt: NA (new program)
How to apply:
- Prospective certificate-only students should apply for admission to Marshall University as a Certificate/Professional Development student and select the GIS Certificate on the application form.
- Applicants should follow the admissions process described in the Graduate Catalog, or at the Graduate Admissions website.
- Students already enrolled in any advanced degree program at Marshall University who wish to earn the certificate can apply easily by submitting a Secondary Program Request form:
Deadline for Application: December 1 (Spring semester); August 1 (Fall Semester); May 1 (Summer)