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The graduate certificate in geo-information science is a flexible program of advanced study of geospatial technology and its applications. GIS and related geospatial technologies, such as remote sensing from satellites and aircraft, are integral to a variety of applications, including mapping and surveying, environmental analysis and natural resource management, transportation and urban planning, business planning, crime analysis, and disaster management, to name only a few areas. This program is designed for current and aspiring geospatial professionals who want to become more skillful users of GIS software and related tools. Evening courses are designed for working professionals and earned credits can be applied toward the master of science in geo-information science program.


Graduate Certificate in Geo-Information Science

Program Features

  • Development of a wide variety of skills including GIS, remote sensing, ground survey, spatial database, GIS project management and more

  • Hands-on training in leading GIS and remote sensing software packages, including ArcGIS, AutoCAD MAP, ERDAS, IDRISI, MapInfo, and Surfer
  • Use of the Salem State University Digital Geography Laboratory (DGL), a state-of-the-art 37-seat facility for GIS education and geospatial data collection, analysis, and display
  • Evening courses, designed for working professionals
  • All credits earned for a certificate are applied toward the Master of Science in Geo-Information Science
  • Rolling admission

Admissions Information

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