Geographic Information Sciences Certificate

For information, contact the Department of Geography, Shideler Hall Room 118B, 513-529-5010.

This certificate program focuses on the theory and techniques of geographic information science (GISci).  Geographic Information Science (GISci) is a suite of techniques for collecting, analyzing, and communicating information through geographic information systems (GIS), satellite and aerial imaging (Remote Sensing), global positioning systems (GPS), and related technologies. GISci is applied to problems in fields ranging from environmental science to urban planning to business decision-making. This certificate program builds qualifications for employment and/or further study in GISci.

Program Requirements

(12 credit hours)

Required courses
GEO 541Geographic Information Systems 13
or GEO 610 Research in Geography
GEO 542Advanced Geographic Information Systems3
GEO 543Python Programming for Geospatial Applications3
GEO 548Techniques and Applications of Remote Sensing3
Total Credit Hours12

Students who start program with Intro GIS knowledge may start with GEO 542 and finish with GEO 610.