Credits required
19 Oregon State University is on a quarter-term system. There are four quarters each year and classes are 11 weeks long. This program's 19 quarter credits are equal to 12.67 semester credits.*
Cost per credit
$560 Cost per credit is calculated using tuition per credit for the current academic year. It does not include associated fees, course materials, textbook expenses, and other expenses related to courses.
Delivery
Online You can complete all or nearly all requirements of this program online. View the curriculum.
Start terms
3 per year

Graduate Certificate in Geographic Information Science – Online

Careers

By participating in the geographic information science graduate certificate program, you will be competitive and competent across broad disciplines in GIScience. You will gain vital competency relevant to today's workforce in the areas of geospatial information technology.

The global GIScience market was valued at $10.8 billion in 2018, and it is projected to reach $19.7 billion by 2024. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that employment in fields related to GIScience, such as cartography and photogrammetry, will grow 15% through 2028.

Job titles of GIScience certificate holders include the following:

  • GIS Analyst
  • Auto CAD/GIS Expert
  • Research Assistant
  • Remote Sensing Specialist
  • Photogrammetry Technician
  • Map Specialist

The Oregon State University Career Development Center is also a great resource for career information.

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