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Geography Students at Kent State

Environmental Geographic Information Science - Graduate Certificate

Advance your career with the Environmental Geographic Information Science graduate certificate. Gain practical skills and hands-on experience to excel in the field of geospatial technology. Our program is designed to provide you with a comprehensive understanding of GIS concepts, spatial data analysis and environmental applications.

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Program Information

Coursework

Program Requirements

Certificate Requirements

Certificate Requirements
Certificate Electives, choose from the following:15
GEOG 59072
GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SCIENCE AND HEALTH
GEOG 59078
GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SCIENCE AND ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS
GEOG 69004
QUANTITATIVE METHODS IN GEOGRAPHY
GEOG 69079
ENVIRONMENTAL GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SCIENCE
GEOG 69083
GEODATABASES
GEOG 69164
CARTOGRAPHIC DESIGN
GEOG 69231
ENVIRONMENTAL REMOTE SENSING
Minimum Total Credit Hours:15

Graduation Requirements

Minimum Certificate GPA Minimum Overall GPA
3.000
Admissions

For more information about graduate admissions, visit the graduate admission website. For more information on international admissions, visit the international admission website.

Admission Requirements

  • Official transcript(s)
  • Undergraduate degree in geography or a related field1
  • Minimum 2.750 undergraduate GPA
  • Goal statement
  • Two letters of recommendation

 For more information about graduate admissions, please visit the Graduate Studies website.

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This requirement may be waived with evidence of professional experience using geospatial technologies or alternative evidence of ability to excel in a geographic information science graduate degree program. 

Application Deadlines

  • Fall Semester
    • Rolling admissions
  • Spring Semester
    • Rolling admissions
Program Delivery
  • Delivery:
    • Fully online