Geographic Information Science and Technology Certificate Program

This certificate program will provide a solid foundation and a useful credential in the field of geospatial technologies (Geographic Information Systems (GIS), remote sensing, and computer mapping for undergraduate and non-deg 
GIS with globeree students. GIS are computer systems for integrating and analyzing spatial data. 
 
Remote Sensing uses satellite or airborne sensors to acquire spatial information, particularly for earth observation. Computer mapping has largely replaced traditional cartography for presenting data and analyses in maps.
 
The GIST certificate program will provide students with a background in the science, techniques, and application of these geographical methods and techniques that will enable them to embark on public and private sector careers or to undertake further studies in geography and other fields.
 
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Department of Geosciences
627 North Pleasant Street
233 Morrill Science Center
University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA 01003-9297

Phone: (413) 545-2286
Fax: (413) 545-1200

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