Courses needed to obtain the certificate are available 100% online. 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.
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)