About Dual Degree in Environmental Resource Policy and Geographical Information Systems at George Washington University
The 12 credits earned for the certificate may be shared between programs, thereby decreasing the total number of credits normally required.
The program offers a multidisciplinary approach to environmental and sustainability studies, blending theory and practical experience with a curriculum that includes environmental economics, environmental law, public policy, research methods, and environmental science. Elective courses can be taken in almost any department at the University, including, but not limited to, biology, chemistry, geography, international affairs, public policy, economics, political science, engineering management and systems engineering, business administration, and public health. Students graduate prepared to enter environmental policy careers in government, nonprofit organizations, the private sector, and environmental advocacy groups. The GIS certificate curriculum guides students through all aspects of GIS theory and practice, from the science of cartography to analyzing geographical statistics to database design and geospatial modeling. Students are equipped with a solid grounding in geospatial theory and techniques as well as its practical applications.
- Economics of the Environment and Natural Resources
- Environmental Sciences I: Physical Sciences
- Environmental Sciences II: Life Sciences
- Research Methods and Applied Statistics
- Policy Analysis
- 24 months
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DisciplinesGeography Environmental Economics & Policy Geographical Information Systems (GIS) View 221 other Masters in Geographical Information Systems (GIS) in United States
- Submit an Application
- Submit a Writing Supplement (Optional)
- Send Official Transcripts
- Send Optional Test Scores
- Demonstrate English Language Proficiency
- Submit a School Report
- Submit a Letter of Recommendation
- Complete a Financial Certificate
- Submit a Portfolio (Corcoran Only)
- Send Optional Documents
- Check Your Application Status
International45240 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1885 USD per credit during 24 months.
National45240 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1885 USD per credit during 24 months.
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