Gain invaluable experience in geospatial technology to be at the forefront of the digital transformation that is revolutionizing business, government, industries, and social organizations with this online certificate program.

Degree Type:
Entry Terms:
Fall, Spring, and Summer
Mode of Study:
5 courses
Time to Complete:
9 – 12 months

Program Overview

Geared towards working professionals, our Certificate in Geographic Information Systems explores the principles and real-world applications of geospatial technology and data science in a convenient, fully online course format.

This five-course certificate program will allow you to:

  • Pursue new opportunities created by the expanding demand for geospatial professionals and data analytics experts.
  • Build a strong foundation in the fascinating fields of Web GIS, geospatial data science, spatial and predictive analytics, programming, and application development.

Career Opportunities

Position yourself for success in geospatial technology. This fast-evolving field offers an expanding selection of career opportunities in sectors such as:

  • State and local government
  • Business and marketing
  • Utilities
  • Transportation
  • Public health
  • Environmental planning
  • Intelligence and national security

Expert Faculty

Our faculty members are thought leaders and innovators in the new data science that is GIS.

Relevant and Timely Coursework

Our courses provide a convenient, interactive platform to explore geospatial technology as part of a dynamic field that is constantly evolving.

A Member of UCGIS

JHU is a member of The University Consortium for Geographic Information Science (UCGIS)—a nonprofit organization of universities and scientific organizations dedicated to expanding and strengthening geographic information science education and research.

Take the Next Step

Explore the principles and real-world applications of geospatial technology and data science in a convenient, fully online course format.

Contact Us for More Information

Advanced Academic Programs Admissions

This program is designed to be completed in 12 months.

This program will cost $20,045 if completed within normal time. There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs ($1,692) were accurate at the time of posting but may have changed.

Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical graduate leaves with $ N/A of debt.

Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

The following do not have licensure requirements for this profession: Alabama, Alaska, American Samoa, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Federated States of Micronesia, Florida, Georgia, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Marshall Islands, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Northern Marianas, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Palau, 6 Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virgin Islands, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming.

For more information about graduation rates, loan repayment rates, and post-enrollment earnings about this institution and other postsecondary institutions please click here.

Audience Menu