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College of Letters and Science Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Certificate

Undergraduate Certificate

The GIS Professional Certificate is awarded upon successful culmination of a series of courses that focus on professional competency and proficiency in using GIS. Valued by both private and public employers, it substantiates your expertise in using GIS to address a broad range of geographic-based issues and problems. Program participants will acquire abilities to communicate effectively with maps, represent earth’s cultural and physical features with GIS data, analyze geospatial patterns, trends, and relationships, and design geospatial models and scenarios for critical decision-making.

This certificate requires a minimum completion of 12 credits. This certificate is also available at the graduate level. Contact the UW-Stevens Point Department of Geography and Geology for more information about the program.

Core Courses, 6 credits

Elective Courses, 6 credits