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This Environmental GIS and Biodiversity Conservation certificate at George Mason University focuses in the fields of conservation biology, land use policy, conservation planning, and modern tools and approaches used in GIS to prepare students to tackle complex environmental challenges in a changing world.

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Overview

About the course

As biodiversity is the life support system of our planet, it is important to prepare students for careers that require knowledge of both ecology and public policy.

This Environmental GIS and Biodiversity Conservation certificate at George Mason University is suitable for traditional students as well as for student-professionals (such as environmental scientists, managers, practitioners in government, and experts in non-governmental organizations) who wish to acquire further knowledge to advance their careers.

This certificate may be pursued on a part-time or full-time basis.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Geographic Information Systems   
  •  Web-based Geographic Information Systems
  • Remote Sensing   
  • Earth Image Processing
  • Conservation Biology 
  • Spatial Quantitative Methods

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

18 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants for this certificate should hold a BA or BS in a related discipline from an institution of higher education accredited by a Mason-recognized U.S. institutional accrediting agency or international equivalent.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25758 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1431 USD per credit
  • National

    25758 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1431 USD per credit
  • In-State

    9774 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 543 USD per credit

Living costs for Fairfax

1330 - 2300 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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