University College offers the region's first complete graduate certificate program in Geographic Information Systems—available entirely online. You’ll receive hands-on experiences in executing GIS projects using remote sensing, internet mapping, and digital image processing. After earning your certificate, speak to an advisor about how to move into the GIS master's degree (MSGISc) offered through the Department of Geography and the Environment.
Skills You'll Learn
Plan, implement, and execute a GIS project from start to finish
Solve real-world problems using the latest GIS technology
Produce typical GIS mapping products using cartographic design
Finish a graduate certificate in as few as six months or take up to a year. Choose your time to completion to get a better sense of what your schedule will look like during your certificate program.
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Geospatial Information Scientists and Technologists Salary: National Average
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"The certificate program is like a shortened version of a degree. It's almost like a fast-track program to build up your skills." —Kerry Shakarjian, graduate.
Flexible Online Classes
We understand the demands of balancing work, friends and family, and school can be challenging. That's why at University College, you can complete your program entirely online. Our online learning platform makes it easy to work anywhere at any time.
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University College programs maintain the highest level of accreditation offered by The Higher Learning Commission, one of the regional accrediting bodies recognized by the federal government. The University of Denver and all of its academic programs are regionally accredited by this commission, and regional accreditation is the highest standard for universities in the United States.