Leveraging Technology and Data to Drive Decisions
The application of Geographic Information Science (GIS) technologies has evolved significantly over the course of time and has a far-reaching impact across industries—everything from emergency response to marketing.
Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota’s Graduate Certificate in Geographic Information Science is an ideal fit for students who are looking for a thorough background in hands-on applied GIS technology and theory, but are not seeking a degree.
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In addition to broad exposure to the principles and applications of GIS, the curriculum provides students with practical exposure to GIS technology systems that analyze spatial data and equips them to confidently draw conclusions from data in mapped and tabular formats.
Successful completion of Saint Mary’s GIS certificate program will help students earn professional GIS certification through the GIS Certification Institute.
The Next Step: An M.S. in Data Intelligence and GeoAnalytics
While earning your Graduate Certificate in Geographic Information Science (GIS), you can make plans to earn additional credentials and advance your career as a leader by completing the M.S. in Data Intelligence and GeoAnalytics degree from Saint Mary’s. All credits taken in the GIS certificate program can be applied to the Data Intelligence and GeoAnalytics master’s degree.
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