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2016-2017 Graduate Catalog [Not Current Academic Year. Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

Geographical Information Science (GIS), Graduate Certificate


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College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics  >Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences  >Geographical Information Science (GIS), Graduate Certificate

The certificate in Geographical Information Science (GIS) provides students with knowledge and experience to work in the field of GIS both in the public and private sectors.  The combination of courses focuses on the acquisition, storing, visualization, modeling, and analysis of information on spatial phenomena with some emphasis on geospatial applications.

Students seeking this certificate must have an undergraduate degree and hold graduate or post baccalaureate status at the University of Houston. Students must fulfill the prerequisite requirements for all courses required.

Requirements

The GIS Certificate requires five courses, a total of 15 credit hours, from the following courses:

Section A Core Courses: Total of 9 Credit Hours


Section B Electives: 6 Credit Hours from the following:


Admission Requirements


Students seeking this certificate must have an undergraduate degree in science or engineering and have graduate or post baccalaureate status at the University of Houston.  Well qualified candidates in other fields may be approved by GIS advisor.

New students need to apply by visiting: https://www.applyweb.com/uhouston/.  Full application process information is found on the Graduate School website.

For more information, contact:

Dr. Shuhab D. Khan, Professor
Department of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences
University of Houston
713-743-5404
http://www.uh.edu/~sdkhan

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