Program Mission: The mission of the GISci Graduate Certificate Program is to provide individuals who hold a Bachelors degree in the environmental life sciences with the requisite knowledgebase to be proficient in GISci. Specifically, the certificate will allow individuals to be competitive in both the job market as well as in admission to higher‐level degree programs.
Admission Requirements: To be eligible for admission to the GISci Graduate Certificate Program, applicants must meet all of the requirements for admission to the Graduate School (see “Admission to Graduate Degree and Certificate Programs”) and the Department of Biological Sciences Graduate Program.
Degree Audit: A Bachelors degree in Biological Sciences or closely related field.
GEG 5810 - Geographic Information Systems I Credits: 3
One of the following courses:
At least 12 hours in the following elective courses* to fulfill credit requirements.
Up to 6 credits may come from GEG. A maximum of 6 at the 4750‐4999 level will apply.
* Other BIO graduate courses can be applied with permission from both the instructor and Certificate Coordinator.
If students have equivalent courses from their undergraduate degree programs, alternative GISci courses may be taken instead upon approval of the Biological Sciences Graduate Coordinator.
Courses in this program my be counted toward an MS in Biological Sciences with permission of graduate student's committee.