Now accepting students for summer 2017. Classes start June 26.
Upon completion of this 19-credit online program, students will receive graduate-level university credits and a certificate.They can also apply the certificate as needed points toward the national credential of GISP (Certified GIS Professional) offered by the GIS Certification Institute.
Prep for the program
Students need to take an introductory cartography course (GEOG 370) or have equivalent experience. This course can either be completed prior to starting the certificate program or pursued in tandem with the required courses below.
Program curriculum is geared toward working professionals interested in advancing their careers within the GIScience field. Courses offer quality content formatted for online learning that is engaging, interactive and effective.
Required courses (8 credits)
Additional courses (at a minimum, 11 credits chosen from below)
Online students may participate in a 10-week internship (GEOG 510) in which they complete a project of a GIScience nature and submit a final report. It is anticipated that many of the online students enrolled in the graduate certificate program will be employed for an agency or organization where a GIScience related internship experience can be easily arranged. For students not currently employed in the field and making a career change, the program will try to match students to internship providers in their area.
134 Wilkinson Hall - office
104 CEOAS Administrative Building - mail
Corvallis, OR 97331