How do we protect against threats that challenge the safety of our communities? GIS provides the tools we need to assess threats and plan for safety and continuity. This specialized GIS graduate certificate challenges you to examine health and safety in your community and apply tools and analytical techniques to understand and mitigate issues affecting public safety.
At a Glance
Skills You'll Learn
Analyze the spread of contagious diseases and availability of health facilities using GIS technology
Provide strategic, tactical, and administrative crime analysis
Use GIS data to help make decisions in the public safety sector
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. Note this sample schedule is for the four-course Graduate Certificate.
GIS Specialist 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.