Geographic Information System Technology Certificate

Professional Geographic Information Systems Technology

Graduate Certificate

The Professional Geographic Information Systems Technology (P-GIST) certificate provides training for those seeking employment in the fast-growing geospatial industry.


The University of Arizona GIST program integrates GIS science and cutting-edge geospatial technology with management skills for use in government, corporate, non-profit and academic settings. The UA currently offers two graduate options in GIST: the Master of Science in GIST (MS-GIST), which is available in-person or online, and the Professional GIST (P-GIST) graduate certificate, a fully online program. This comprehensive program is designed to meet the educational needs both of working professionals seeking to advance their careers and of recent graduates seeking employment in the high-growth geospatial industries.

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Career Level: Graduate Certificate
Degree: Graduate Certificate
College: College of Social And Behavioral Sciences

Cost & Eligibility

Per Unit Cost: $820
*Residents of some U.S. Territories may not be eligible. Please see our Eligibility & State Authorization page for more information.