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Applied Spatial Analysis in GIS, Certificate

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Certificate in Applied Spatial Analysis in GIS
AU New England
Credits for Degree: 9 semester credits
Standard Mode of Instruction: Online
Standard time to completion: 10 months

Program Overview

A certificate in Applied Spatial Analysis for Geographic Information Systems (GIS), will meet the demand for qualified GIS professionals in various fields ranging from conservation and environmental sciences, business administration, clinical psychology, sustainability, to advocacy and social justice, epidemiology, and education.

This 9-credit 1-year GIS Certificate is designed for graduate students, educators, and professionals working in various sectors. It focuses on developing the skills and knowledge needed to work in any field that involves GIS-related spatial analysis, including how to:

  • Understand the basics of cartography and geographic information systems.
  • Process spatial socio-economic and environmental data of various types and from various sources
  • Design, give meaning to and interpret maps.
  • Appropriately model landscape features and to analyze spatial relationships among them.
  • Conduct applied research projects using geospatial technology tools.
  • Model environmental and socio-economic risks, target locations for appropriate interventions.
  • Develop familiarity with non-commercial spatial data mapping and analysis tools such as Quantum GIS, Google Earth, and Maps, ArcGIS Online, Mobile GIS, etc.

Current Tuition and Fees

University Tuition and Fees  

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