Many GIS professionals are interested in the “nuts and bolts” that make GIS software, data, and applications work. In this specialized graduate certificate, you will focus on tools that are integral to building databases, customizing applications, streamlining spatial data processing workflows, and publishing maps and services to the web.
At a Glance
Skills You'll Learn
Write scripts that automate redundant tasks and GIS workflows
Design and implement geodatabases
Create a working website using different technologies
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.