Graduate Certificate in Geographic Information Science
Basic Certificate Information
The purpose of the Professional Certificate in Geographic Information Science is to create individuals, from a broad range of academic disciplines, who are competent users of Geographic Information Science and the related tools of the Global Positioning System and Remote Sensing. Although the program is generally oriented towards earth and environmental science professionals, individuals with business, social science, medical, engineering, criminal science or education backgrounds will benefit from this professional certificate. Individuals completing this certificate will gain a practical and hands-on knowledge of Geographic Information Science
Admission Requirements and Prerequisites
Admission requirements and pre-requisites: May require leveling courses to be determined by department. Please consult advisor for the program.
Specific Degree Requirements: See Catalog
Transcripts: Official transcripts from all institutions attended. All international transcripts must be recorded in English or officially translated to English.
Minimum TOEFL Score (for International Applicants): 550 paper/79 internet
Minimum IELTS Score (for International Applicants): 6.5
Additional Requirements: International students and those with international degrees may be required to submit additional documents per our admissions policies and procedures. The Graduate School reserves the right to request any additional documents needed to fairly and consistently evaluate applicant credentials.
Application Deadline Dates
Domestic Applicants (Citizens and Permanent Residents):
- Spring: November 1
- Summer: April 1
- Fall: July 1
- Spring: September 1
- Summer: March 1
- Fall: April 1
Graduate Advisor of Record: Hongjie Xie, Ph.D.
Email Address: Hongjie.Xie@utsa.edu
Telephone: (210) 458-5445
Contact the Graduate School: Contact now for more information.
Degree Catalog Link: http://www.utsa.edu/gcat/chapter6/COS/gsdept.html#cpdgis
Degree Website: http://www.utsa.edu/geosci/gis.html