Why Study Location Intelligence (GIS)?
The cutting-edge skills taught in Location Intelligence (GIS) are in demand among today’s employers. This 20-semester hour certificate program will provide foundational knowledge in the field of geospatial technologies and serve as a great compliment to an SPS major.
The curriculum provides a mastery of geospatial technologies via cutting-edge courses:
- The Art and Science of Map Design
- Learning to Apply GIS Software
- Introduction to Remote Sensing Technologies
Students learn to utilize geographic information systems (GIS) in solving spatial problems, while also developing business and communication skills:
- Ethical decision-making
- Communication and writing
- Quantitative methods
- Computer applications
Careers in Location Intelligence
Graduates who complement their major with a Location Intelligence Certificate will be able to apply their new skills to a wide variety of careers:
- Urban Planning
- Financial Services