Walter Maxwell Gibson College of Science & Engineering

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Program Information

CIP Program Name: Geographic Information Systems Certificate
CIP Code: 45.0799
Level of Program: Certificate
Program Length: Two Years

CIP Program description:
The GIS certificate program was designed as an integrated component of a 4-year degree (for example Geography, Geology, Biology, Information Systems, Computer Science, Engineering Technology or other). The GIS certificate can be completed as an individual program, usually over a two-year period. The foundation courses should be completed in the freshmen year, the technical GIS courses in the sophomore year and the GIS application courses in the junior and senior years. Please note: A grade of "C" (2.0 or above) must be earned in each course required for the major and minor.

Cost (for entire program. completion in normal time)

  • Total tuition and fees required for program completion in normal time: $11,152.00
  • Total estimated costs for books and supplies the entire program: $3,200.00
  • Total room and board charges for living on campus (for the entire program): $15,000.00

Note: Cost information is based on the 2013 school year. For more information see the Cost of Attendance Website.

Program Completion in Normal Time

  • Time in months to complete program (as published in catalog): 24
  • Number of credits required to complete program: 33
  • Of the students completing the program, * completed the program within the normal time.

Related Occupations
The U.S. Department of Labor considers programs in this CIP code to prepare students for work in the following Standard Occupational Codes. Not all occupations may be appropriate for this program specifically. For more information, see the Department of Labor’s description and job outlook for the occupation.

*To protect against personally identifiable information, rates on student cohorts less than 10 students will not be disclosed.