Oregon State University

GIScience Certificate

GIScience Chris Tracie

Take your degree to the next layer.

Oregon State University's Geographic Information Science certificate combines emerging tools and GIS fundamentals to prepare students for diverse employment, whether the scientific community, government or the private sector. With a focus on natural resources, the certificate helps develop cutting-edge skills in GIS programming, modeling and geovisualization. Together with our long-standing strength in cartography, students will not only be able to navigate GIS programs but learn how to build their own.

Opportunities for GIS certificate holders are endless. Whether you want to help track the spread of pollutants, map the migrations of endangered species or visualize the spread of infectious diseases, the GIS certificate program at Oregon State can help you map your future career.

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Kuuipo Walsh

"Employment opportunities in GISciences have grown substantially over the last 10 years. With a GIScience certificate, students will be more in-demand than ever."

Kuuipo Ann Walsh
Program Director