Professional Geographic Information Systems Technology

Graduate Certificate

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Quick Facts

Credits Required: 17
Cost Per Credit: $820
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College of Social And Behavioral Sciences

Program Details

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.

*Residents of some U.S. Territories may not be eligible. Please see our Eligibility & State Authorization page for more information.

Courses

The curriculum for this degree program includes:

GIST 601: Introduction to Geographic Information Systems and Technology I
GIST 602: Introduction to Geographic Information Systems and Technology II
GIST 603: Advanced Geographic Information Systems and Technology I
GIST 909: Master's Project in Geographic Information Systems Technology
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