12 months
Duration
20126 USD/year
20126 USD/year
11938 USD/year
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About

The Geographic Information Science (Certificate NDP) program from University of Arizona can be completed in as little as one year (12 months). 

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

The Geographic Information Science (Certificate NDP) program from University of Arizona is designed for students wanting to quickly complete a program of study in order to begin advancing in their current or intended careers as soon as possible.

Geographic Information Science (GIS) is a high growth industry and is everywhere. In general industry terms, entry level GIS analysts annual salaries start in the $30-40K range and developers in the $40-50K range. Senior level positions in a technical specialty will commonly range from $60 - $85K and then those involve in a specialty with some kind of management or business focus can earn over $100K.

Educational Opportunity

The University of Arizona offers state-of-the-art training in Geographic Information Science (GIS) through courses and hands-on application through the School of Natural Resources and the Environment and the School of Geography and Development. 

This collaboration has produced a graduate certificate program in GIS for graduate students who wish to augment their graduate degrees, recent graduates who want more training before they enter the work world, and professionals who need to develop a new skill set or formalize their training in GIS. 

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Computer Cartography
  • Geographic Information Systems for Natural and Social Sciences
  • Practicum

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
60
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
60
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Apply online to the UA Graduate College for a 2nd graduate program as a Certificate seeking student. Your application fee will be waived.
  • You will need to upload the application cover page into the online application.
  • Once accepted for admission to the GIS Certificate Program in the Graduate College, you must find a coursework advisor to help you select the courses you will take for your Certificate Plan of Study. Your advisor will approve your Certificate Plan of Study. Please see the list of potential coursework advising faculty on the Faculty and Advising tab and contact those with interests similar to yours to see if they are willing to advise you. Your coursework advisor can offer guidance during your program and also assist you with identifying a good practicum advisor. Register for classes online through UAccess.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20126 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10063 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    20126 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10063 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11938 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5969 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Tucson

830 - 1140 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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