Geospatial Applications, Undergraduate Certificate

Available: On Campus and Online

The Undergraduate Certificate in Geospatial Applications provides students with the opportunity to develop valuable professional skills in GIS and related tools, geospatial technology, mapping, cartography, and geospatial analysis.

Geospatial analysis skills can give students a professional edge in any career that requires analysis and planning around location, such as urban planning, logistics and transportation planning, natural resource management, agriculture, healthcare, military fields, and telecommunications.

Gain In-Demand Skills

Students in the Undergraduate Certificate in Geospatial Applications gain in-demand, marketable skills and learn to:

  • Apply software tools to analyze geospatial data.
  • Design and create professional-quality maps.
  • Use geospatial analysis to solve economic, social, and environmental problems.
  • Discuss the use of GIS, remote sensing, and GPS applications in various disciplines.
  • Construct workflows for geospatial projects.

Program Breakdown

Brief breakdown of the type, or types, of degree available, their length, available enrollment, and estimated cost.
Category Summary
Length 16-17 Credit Hours
Required Courses Undergraduate Certificate
Enrollment Fall, Spring, Summer
Tuition/Costs Rates Per Semester

Current SHSU Students

Current students have an opportunity to gain a valuable certificate upon completion of the courses.

To enroll, schedule an appointment or virtual drop-in with your advisor as soon as possible and let them know you would like to apply for this certificate program.

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