Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

Geographic Information Systems Certificate

24 months
33792 USD/year
33792 USD/year
20568 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Gain a thorough introduction to an array of cutting-edge spatial analysis technology and mapping software with the Geographic Information Systems Certificate in Temple University's College of Liberal Arts. 


Through the curriculum, you’ll prepare to enter the geographic information systems workforce. Geographic information is increasingly prevalent in everyday life through the growth of the civilian global positioning system, interest in computational and analytical tools used to study it, and mobile and fixed platforms for reporting locational information. This growth fuels demand for well-trained practitioners of geospatial technology in science and the social sciences, as well as in a variety of professional fields. Department faculty have expertise across GIS applications such as business, geovisualization, environment, health, location analysis, urban planning and remote sensing.


The Geographic Information Systems Certificate from Temple University prepares students to take on advanced research positions in technology-based companies, governmental agencies and non-profit organizations. The program’s elective courses allow students to specialize in the areas of their professional or academic interests.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • GIS for Health Data Analysis
  • Cartographic Design
  • Web Mapping and Map Servers
  • Spatial Database Design
  • Application Development for Geographic Information Systems
  • Advanced Statistics for Urban Applications
  • Remote Sensing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


12 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

There is no formal application process for the Geographic Information Systems Graduate Certificate. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33792 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33792 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    33792 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33792 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    20568 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20568 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Philadelphia

1313 - 2284 USD /month
Living costs

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


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