Graduate Certificate in Geographic Information Sciences

Wayne State's Graduate Certificate in Geographic Information Sciences (GIS) equips graduates for careers that require the creation, use and analysis of spatial data.

Students will explore general social science, natural science and environmental applications of GIS. Graduates will learn to code within GIS software so as to permit advanced spatial analysis used to address issues related to the environment, urban planning, public administration, public health, business, homeland security, emergency management, new forms of mobility and more.

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This tool provides a broad overview of how major selection can lead to careers and is provided without any implied promise of employment. Some careers will require further education, skills, or competencies. Actual salaries may vary significantly between similar employers and could change by graduation, as could employment opportunities and job titles.