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Our program offers fundamental knowledge on geospatial intelligence and the ability to apply this knowledge to a diverse range of constantly evolving geospatial intelligence situations.

This graduate certificate is for persons employed in geospatial intelligence applications (i.e., federal agency and/or corporate or association personnel) or those interested in entering this field.

Program Highlights

  • This certificate may be pursued on a part-time or full-time basis, and qualifies for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.
  • Many courses required for this certificate are offered online.
  • Credits earned in this certificate can be applied to one of our Masters degrees.

This program is accredited by the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF). Students enjoy many benefits of this partnership including,

  • Access to leaders in the geospatial intelligence community at local meet ups and national conferences
  • Discounted USGIF membership while in school and post-graduation as a young professional
  • Ability to join USGIF's Young Professional Group (YPG) and network with peers
  • Scholarship opportunities
  • Professional certification through USGIF

Course Catalog

Review admission and course requirements for this degree:

Licensure Disclosure

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