Geographic Information Systems
The Online Certificate in Geographic Information Systems equips students with the knowledge they need to pursue the new opportunities created by the expanding demand for spatial data and systems expertise. The five-course certificate program explores the principles and real-word applications of GIS in a convenient, fully online course format.
|Available 100% Online||Yes|
|Entry Terms||Fall, Spring or Summer semester|
|Degree Requirements||Five courses|
The Johns Hopkins Online Certificate in Geographic Information Systems offers you a scientific foundation in spatial data modeling, analysis, and visualization. The program is geared to part-time professionals and focuses on geospatial data analysis and visualization in a Web-based environment. Available entirely online, it will provide you with a convenient, interactive platform to explore GIS and their role in the rapidly developing field of cloud computing.
The program takes a highly innovative and unique approach to GIS education, teaching you the latest trends in spatial data processing, analysis, and visualization using a multimedia delivery scheme. You’ll also gain invaluable experience in GIS Web-based application development in a cloud computing environment, furthering your understanding of software design, software lifecycle management, database security, and Web architecture.
The five courses required for the Certificate in GIS are the core courses of the Master of Science in GIS. Often, students who earn the GIS certificate continue on to earn their MS in GIS degree after completing an additional five courses: four electives and a capstone project.
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