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Graduate Certificate in Geospatial Information Technology (GIT) Virginia Tech




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Geospatial Information Technology (GIT) includes collection and analysis of remotely sensed data, digital spatial and attribute data used by geographic information systems (GIS), and the application of related technologies such as the Global Positioning System (GPS). Geographic Information Science is one of the leading careers in the United States today.

As depth of knowledge is important to careers in the industry, this certificate requires 12 hours of geospatial coursework. Coursework is taken from one or two categories, beginning with up to two introductory topics if needed, and continuing through more advanced and specialized topics as best fit the student’s background and future goals

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study Graduate Certificate in Geospatial Information Technology (GIT).

Full Time (12 hours)

Tuition fees

USD $13,807 for 9 or more credit hours

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution


21-Jan-20, 24-Aug-20


Virginia Tech

925 Prices Fork Road,



24061, United States

Entry requirement for international students

Admission to the Graduate School is contingent upon receipt of a four year (or 3 year degree recognized by the Bologna process) bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university and the presentation of evidence of potential to pursue graduate work.

A minimum TOEFL score of 550 on the paper-based test (PBT) or 80 on the internet-based test (iBT) is required for consideration of the application. On the iBT, sub scores of at least 20 on each subtest (Listening, Speaking, Reading, and Writing) are required for admission. A minimum IELTS score of 6.5 is required for admission.

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