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The Department of Geosciences at Mississippi State University has developed an online certificate program that crosses departmental and college boundaries to offer a program in spatial technologies. This certificate program can serve the needs of undergraduate and graduate students with diverse backgrounds from a variety of disciplines.
- All classes have instructors with advanced degrees who are recognized experts and real-life practitioners in their field.
- The program can be completed in one year.
- There is a minimum of 3 semester hours of coursework in geographical information systems, remote sensing or spatial positioning technologies and 6 additional hours of restricted electives.
- Available at undergraduate and graduate levels
What are some potential careers?
Consider this certificate if you are interested in becoming a GIS Analyst, GIS Technician, Remote Sensing Analyst or something similar. This program can also enhance your skills in other professions that may require or sometimes use GIS such as geology, meteorology, forestry, emergency management, environmental science, city planning and organization, utilities management and more.
Who should pursue this certificate?
This certificate program can serve the needs of undergraduate and graduate students with diverse backgrounds from a variety of disciplines.
If your major, concentration, or emphasis area relates to Environmental Sciences, Earth Science, Meteorology, Atmospheric Sciences, Geography, Applied Science, Engineering or similar, speak to your advisor about the GIS certificate.