Get Trained in GIS and Spatial Analysis Techniques
Learn how to use statistics, automated cartography, remote sensing devices, satellite imagery, and geographic visualization software to produce land use, market area, and socioeconomic data maps and graphic presentations.
The 15-credit certificate in geographic information systems program at UAlbany enables working professionals and graduate students in various disciplines to receive valuable technical training in problem-solving GIS applications and methods of spatial analysis.
Program of Study
Learning objectives that UAlbany students are expected to attain through their course of study within their academic program.
- Develop their proficiency in each of the following: cartography, GIS, remote sensing, and statistical analysis.
- Gain knowledge of varied advanced applications of these methods in fields such as environmental, urban, and land use analysis; planning; and resource applications.
- Qualified students are encouraged to participate in advanced internship and practical experiences, including contract work and independent projects.