Consisting of five courses (15 credits), the Professional Graduate Certificate in GIS is designed to provide students with a set of core technical and analytical tools which reflect the technical interdependence of the GIS career field. Students may earn this certificate first and then choose to transfer all of the credits into the M.P.S. program.
The program requires a total of 15-credit hours. Students must complete 4 core courses (totaling 12 credits) and 1 elective (totaling 3 credits).
(some may be substituted via transfer credits or alternative UMBC courses)
This academic program is a participant in the U.S. Department of Education Gainful Employment program.