17982 USD/year
17982 USD/year
9648 USD/year
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The Geographic Information Science graduate certificate from Kent State University prepares graduates to work in the geospatial technology industry, as well as in allied industries that rely on employees who are highly trained in this technology. 

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Key Features

Prospective employers for the graduates of the Geographic Information Science graduate certificate from Kent State University are private and public sector entities that need to manage large systems and big geospatial data, map and analyze health data, and map and analyze environmental conditions and resources. 

Examples of such employers are local, state and federal government agencies; business that focus on logistics, marketing and engineering; and non-profit agencies in health services and environmental management.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of Geographic Information Science
  • Cartographic Design
  • Algorithms and Programming 
  • Quantitative Methods in Geography
  • Geographic Information Science and Health
  • Geographic Information Science: Applications for Social Problems
  • Spatial Programming

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Start dates & application deadlines

More details

For timely consideration of the application, it is recommended applicants submit a complete application at least one month before the start of the semester.




15 SCH



Academic requirements

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English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official transcript(s)
  • Undergraduate degree in geography or a related field1
  • Minimum 3.000 undergraduate GPA
  • Goal statement
  • Two letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17982 USD/year
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  • National

    17982 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17982 USD per year
  • In-State

    9648 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 9648 USD per year


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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