Geographic Information Systems Certificate

Geographic Information Systems Certificate

Program Description
In addition to a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Geographic Information Systems, AUM offers a GIS certificate designed to satisfy the educational component for certification by the GIS Certification Institute (GISCI), a nationally and internationally recognized certification organization. 

Successful completion of five GIS courses will prepare students to employ computer-assisted spatial analyses in various academic professions as well as provide the tools necessary for practical applications in government or the private sector. 

Clubs and Organizations

Students interested in receiving the certificate must complete all five of the following courses:

  • GEOG 3940 Cartography with Lab
  • GEOG 3950 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems with Lab
  • GEOG 4950 Advanced Geographic Information Systems with Lab
  • GEOG 4960 Remote Sensing and GPS Applications in GIS with Lab
  • GEOG 4990 Applied Research in Geographic Information Science and Systems with Lab

After successful completion, students receive a certificate of recognition from Auburn University at Montgomery. Students interested in the certificate should consult with individual departments to determine whether courses in GIS may apply to degree programs in which they have an interest. The certificate is also offered to non-degree seeking students.

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