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Graduate Certificate in Remote Sensing Analysis and Geospatial Information Systems (GIS)

USA

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What will I learn?

This certificate is designed to prepare individuals for positions in public and private sectors of the Remote Sensing and Geospatial Information Systems (GIS) profession. Students receive a comprehensive overview of satellite delivered remote sensing capabilities and an appreciation for broad applications in government and commercial sectors. The curriculum employs hands-on techniques for demonstrating the use and application of subject matter and includes current best-practices as well as evolving techniques. Decision-makers and analysts in federal, state and local government as well as private industry will gain necessary skills and experience to enable them to leverage imagery and GIS products in delivering real organizational value.

Requirements

Students seeking the certificate in remote sensing analysis and geospatial information systems (GIS) should hold a baccalaureate degree from an institution accredited by one of the regional accrediting agencies. Students entering this program should have a basic set of computer application skills and possess good mathematical skills.

The 18 credit hours required for the certificate in remote sensing analysis and geospatial information systems (GIS) includes the following courses:

SPSM 5300 Remote Sensing Analysis Concepts and Geospatial Information System Technology (3 hours)

SPSM 5310 Remote Sensing and Geospatial Information System Applications (3 hours)

SPSM 5320 Remote Sensing and Geospatial Imagery Analysis (3 hours)

SPSM 5330 Geospatial Information System (GIS) Technologies (3 hours)

SPSM 5340 GPS-Position Determination and Coordinate Applications (3 hours)

SPSM 5360 Practical Research in Remote Sensing Analysis and Geospatial Information Systems (3 hours)

Which department am I in?

George Herbert Walker School of Business and Technology

Study options

Full Time (18 credit hours)

Start date

To be confirmed

Venue

Colorado Springs Campus

5475 Tech Center Drive,

Suite 110,

COLORADO SPRINGS,

Colorado,

80919, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants considered for admission to graduate studies at Webster University must hold an earned baccalaureate degree from an accredited educational institution recognized by Webster University, and meet all program admission standards. Applicants who have a completed baccalaureate degree from a U.S. accredited institution must satisfy program requirements or requisites, including a 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale) minimum cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) at their baccalaureate degree granting institution for full admission. English language proficiency requirement - TOEFL: iBT: 80; TOEFL: oBT: 550; IELTS: Academic: 6.5; Duolingo: 120; Pearson: 53; Cambridge Academic English: 176; Password: 6.5; GTEC: 1201; jTEP: 3.7.

For international students

Applicants considered for admission to graduate studies at Webster University must hold an earned baccalaureate degree from an accredited educational institution recognized by Webster University, and meet all program admission standards. Applicants who have a completed baccalaureate degree from a U.S. accredited institution must satisfy program requirements or requisites, including a 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale) minimum cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) at their baccalaureate degree granting institution for full admission.

English language proficiency requirement:

TOEFL: iBT: 80
TOEFL: oBT: 550
IELTS: Academic: 6.5
Duolingo: 120
Pearson: 53
Cambridge Academic English: 176
Password: 6.5
GTEC: 1201
jTEP: 3.7

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Webster University

90 per cent of international students have established career connections with regional employment providers in St. Louis, and other areas in the USA.

  • Highest ranked university in the St. Louis region
  • Average class size of ten
  • Globally-focused community, representing 138 countries
  • International scholarships available

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