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The Geographic Information Systems (GIS) certificate provides undergraduates with the technical skills needed for the analysis of spatial data.

The skills acquired through this program can be applied to a wide variety of career fields such as: Environmental Science, Marine Science, History, Criminal Justice, Public Health, Business, and Education.

Employment opportunities in the GIS field are projected to grow by 35% over the next several years (U.S. Department of Labor).

Program Requirements (15 credits)

  • GEOG 120: Physical Geography
  • GEOG 341: Intro to GIS
  • GEOG 402: Applied GIS
  • GEOG 403: Advanced GIS
  • GEOG 411: Remote Sensing

If you are interested in the GIS Certificate program, please contact one of the following faculty members.

Shixiong (Shawn) Hu, Ph.D.
Stroud 409 Room V
Email: shu@esu.edu
Phone: 570-422-3733

Jeffrey Hardy, Ph.D.
Stroud 409 Room W
Email: jhardy@esu.edu
Phone: 570-422-3660