Northeastern University - Graduate Programs

Geographic Information Systems

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Program Information

School:Northeastern University - Graduate Programs
Faculty:College of Professional Studies
Degree:Certificate; Online
Field of Study:Cartography
Description:A Geographic Information System (GIS) combines layers of data to give needed information on specific locations. Such a system can map environmental sensitivities or geological features, or can report on how best to speed emergency personnel to an accident or crime scene. Current fields using GIS include healthcare, public safety, environmental management, transportation and operations technology, real estate, and public utilities.

As a result of this certificate curriculum, students will be well versed in GIS theory, will have practical hands-on exposure to GIS software and hardware, will understand the representation of data in both mapped and tabular forms, and will know how to plan and construct spatial databases.

URL:Geographic Information Systems at Northeastern University - Graduate Programs
Cost per year:*
National: $15,071

This is based on tuition rates for Academic Year 2017 - 18 and does not include any fees or other expenses. Some courses and labs have tuition rates that may increase or decrease total tuition. Tuition and fees are subject to revision by the president and Board of Trustees at any time.

Please note fees are converted from $12,100 USD and are subject to change in CAD.
Careers:Land Surveyors

Admission Requirements

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on January 25, 2018

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