Who Should Apply?
The Graduate Certificate in Applied Geospatial Information Systems (GIS) program is designed for individual applicants who are holding B.A., or B.S. in any field. The program is suited for both new graduates and professionals who are employed in private and public sectors. Professionals in areas of natural resources, environmental sciences, geology, environmental engineering, urban and regional planning, hydrology, public health, disaster, security, landscape, architecture, and geography may find this program suitable for advancing their career.
How to Apply?
1. Assemble the following Application materials:
- Official Transcripts of your BS or BA degree (including from TSU)
- Personal Statement of Purpose1
2. Complete the Application form for admission to Graduate School (online preferred)
When to Apply?
Application for admission to the program via graduate school opens three times a year. The application deadlines for the
Fall, Spring and Summer
semester admissions are
July1, November 1, and April 1
of each year.
Certificate is awarded upon the successful completion of six courses (18 Semester Credit hours). Students must satisfactorily complete the following courses:
Geospatial Information Systems
Advanced Spatial Analysis
Advanced Geospatial Metadata
Advanced Spatial Database Design and Management
Advanced Geospatial Information Systems Application and Design
Advanced Global Positioning Systems
Your Personal Statement of purpose should address your professional goals, reasons for pursuing graduate study and experiences in GIS, if any.
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