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2022-2023 School of Graduate Studies Catalog 
2022-2023 School of Graduate Studies Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Geo-Information Science Certificate

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The Certificate in Geo-Information Science program is a well-rounded program of five courses that provide a core understanding of Geo-Spatial technologies, hands-on use of the GIS software, and a general introduction to GIS problem-solving applications. The courses are conducted on a graduate level, with the students obtaining not only an in-depth knowledge of GIS concepts but also being exposed to real-world GIS problems and solutions. Courses often include group projects and presentations to improve group dynamics skills and improve communication abilities.

Admission Requirements

Prerequisite Requirement

Students must demonstrate acquisition of skills in written and oral communication and quantitative study.

Program Requirements

Upon acceptance into the program, you will complete a tentative Plan of Study in consultation with the program coordinator. You must request that any transfer credits be considered at this time. PLEASE NOTE THAT NO MORE THAN THREE COURSES TAKEN AT SALEM STATE UNIVERSITY BEFORE ADMISSION CAN BE COUNTED TOWARDS THIS PROGRAM. You should meet regularly with the program coordinator to discuss your progress and revise your plan of study as needed.


  • ________ One Elective that has to be pre-approved by the Program Coordinator 3 Credit(s)

Total Credits: 15

Program Exit Requirements

All students must complete this program with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and no more than one C or lower. If a student receives a grade of C or less in more than one course, he/she must repeat the course(s) until this condition is satisfied.

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