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).

Students using GIS equipmentProgram Requirements
(12 credits)

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

Contact Us

Please contact the History & Geography department with any questions.

Contact Information

Campus Address
Stroud Hall
(570) 422-3286
(570) 422-3937 (Fax)
Title of Department Leader
Department Chair
Don Dellipriscoli
(570) 422-3234