GIS Certificate Program
Our Certificate Program provides a post-baccalaureate-level academic credential in geospatial technologies, including geographic information systems, remote sensing, global positioning systems, and more.
The program is designed for people who want to:
- Enhance current knowledge and skills you might be using professionally
- Become more professionally competitive by gaining a fuller understanding and practice applying geospatial technologies
- Want more knowledge and experience before committing to a full graduate program.
Completing the Certificate Program requires a minimum of 15 credit hours of specific courses. Coursework requires one full year (two academic semesters) that can be completed either full- or part-time. For a full description of the program, please consult the Graduate Catalog.
No transfer credit is allowed for courses taken outside of William & Mary. This program is not available to current William & Mary undergraduate students.
Individuals seeking admission into the Certificate Program must have completed a Bachelor’s degree prior to their first semester enrolled as a student. The Certificate Program is administered through the Center for Geospatial Analysis, the intellectual nexus for geospatial education and research at William & Mary.
Certificate Program students are expected to:
- Enroll in at least 1 course per regular semester
- Earn a minimum of 15 credit hours of required coursework
Minimum Grade Requirements for Certificate
|Cumulative Course Credits||Cumulative G.P.A.|
|1 - 6||2.50|
|7 - 12||2.75|
|13 - 18||3.00|
Vision for the Program