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Geographic Information Science (GISc)

at Minnesota State University, Mankato

Program Details

  • Award: Graduate Certificate
  • Credits: 18
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

The Geography department at MSU provides a professional geographic information science (GISc). The importance of professional competency has become a major concern within the GIS community. The courses in the GISc certificate introduce the main concepts and basic principles of geographic information systems and their use in spatial analysis and, information management. They also provide a background in GIS-based spatial analysis approaches along with their capabilities, uses, and limitations. GISc certificates are available at both the undergraduate and graduate level.

Program Locations

  • Minnesota State University, Mankato 56002

Labor Market Information

  • Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

  • Median wage: $28.83/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato
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