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College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Geography

413 McGilvrey Hall
Tel: 330-672-2045


The certificate in Cyber Geographic Information Science is offered online only and will prepare graduates to work in the geospatial technology industry, as well as allied industries that rely on employees who are highly trained in this technology. Prospective employers are private and public sector entities that need to manage large systems and big geospatial data. Examples of such employers are local, state and federal government agencies; businesses that focus on logistics, marketing and engineering; and non-profit agencies in health services and environment management. 

Admission Requirements

Official transcript(s); minimum 3.000 undergraduate GPA; undergraduate degree in geography or a related field*; goal statement and three letters of recommendation.For more information about graduate admissions, please visit the Graduate Studies website.

*This requirement may be waived with evidence of professional experience using geospatial technologies or alternative evidence of ability to excel in a geographic information science graduate degree program. 

Graduation Requirements

Minimum 15 credit hours and minimum 3.000 GPA. 

Course Title Credits
Choose from the following: 15
CS 61002 Algorithms and Programming I (4)  
DSCI 64210 Data Science (3)  
GEOG 59076 Spatial Programming (3)  
GEOG 59085 Web and Mobile Geographic Information Science (3)  
GEOG 69007 Spatiotemporal Analytics (3)  
GEOG 69082 CyberGIS (3)  
GEOG 69083 Geodatabases (3)  
GEOG 69164 Cartographic Design (4)