1631 USD/credit 29358 USD/full
1631 USD/credit 29358 USD/full
743 USD/credit 13374 USD/full
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This Geospatial Intelligence certificate at George Mason University is for persons employed in geospatial intelligence applications (i.e., federal agency and/ or corporate or association personnel) or those interested in entering this field.

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About the course

Our Geospatial Intelligence certificate at George Mason University   offers fundamental knowledge on geospatial intelligence and the ability to apply this knowledge to a diverse range of constantly evolving geospatial intelligence situations. This graduate certificate has been accredited by the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation.

The majority of courses required for this certificate are also available online. For more information visit Mason Online.

The graduate certificate in geospatial intelligence may be pursued on a part-time or full-time basis, and qualifies for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Geographic Information Systems   
  • Earth Image Processing   
  • Selected Topics in Geospatial Intelligence   
  • Capstone Course in Geoinformatics
  • Spatial Data Structures
  • Web-based Geographic Information Systems

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This program accepts applications on a space-available basis after the deadline.


18 SCH


On Campus

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General requirements

  • Applicants to this graduate certificate program should hold a BA or BS degree in a discipline related to the certificate's theme from an institution of higher education accredited by a Mason-recognized U.S. institutional accrediting agency or international equivalent with a minimum GPA of 3.00. To apply, prospective students should complete the George Mason University Admissions Application. In addition, applicants to this certificate program must submit a current résumé, and GRE scores. Letters of recommendation are not required but will considerably strengthen an application, if available. TOEFL scores are required of all international applicants.
  • Applicants should have undergraduate backgrounds that include courses in differential and integral calculus, and they should possess working knowledge of a computer programming language.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29358 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1631 USD per credit
  • National

    29358 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1631 USD per credit
  • In-State

    13374 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 743 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.


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