Graduate Certificate in Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

The graduate certificate in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is designed to provide students with a broad array of geospatial analytical skills which will be applicable to both academic and practice-oriented careers. The graduate certificate is available to both on-campus and online students. It is not necessary for a student to pursue a degree at UIS to earn the certificate. Degree-seeking students may apply credits required for the certificate to the MS in Environmental Sciences.

Grading Policy

Candidates for the certificate must complete each required course with a grade of B or better (a grade of B- is not acceptable). 

Required Courses
ENS 404Fundamentals of Geographic Information Systems 14
ENS 405Fundamentals of Remote Sensing 24
ENS 503Advanced GIS Applications4
Total Hours12