Environmental Geographic Information Science - Graduate Certificate

College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Geography
413 McGilvrey Hall
Kent Campus
330-672-2045
geography@kent.edu
www.kent.edu/geography


Description

The Environmental Geographic Information Science graduate certificate prepares graduates to work in the geospatial technology industry, as well as allied industries that rely on employees who are highly trained in this technology. Prospective employers are private and public sector entities that need to map and analyze environmental conditions and resources. Examples of such employers are local, state and federal government agencies; businesses that focus on logistics, marketing and engineering; and non-profit agencies in health services and environmental management. 

FULLY OFFERED AT:

  • Online

Admission Requirements

  • Official transcript(s)
  • Undergraduate degree in geography or a related field1
  • Minimum 3.000 undergraduate GPA
  • Goal statement
  • Three 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. 

Program Requirements

Certificate Requirements

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Certificate Requirements
Certificate Electives, choose from the following:15
GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SCIENCE AND HEALTH
GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SCIENCE AND ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS
QUANTITATIVE METHODS IN GEOGRAPHY
ENVIRONMENTAL GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SCIENCE
GEODATABASES
CARTOGRAPHIC DESIGN
ENVIRONMENTAL REMOTE SENSING
Minimum Total Credit Hours:15

Graduation Requirements

Minimum Certificate GPA
3.000