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Geospatial Analysis Certificate of Proficiency

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Advisor: Dr. Michael Hernandez, 801-626-8186,, and Dr. Ryan Frazier, 801-626-7435,

  • Grade Requirements: A grade of “C” or better in all courses used toward the certificate (a grade of “C-” is not acceptable).
  • Credit Hour Requirements: Minimum of 16 credit hours from the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, and 6 credit hours from the Department of Geography. The remaining 1-3 credit hours earned from completing either the Geospatial Internship (GEO 4840  /GEOG 4840) or Geospatial Capstone (GEO 4850  /GEOG 4850) courses will be taken in the department offering it that year
  • Gainful Employment Disclosure
  • Program Code: 6013CP
  • CIPC: 450702

Additional information pertaining to the Northern Utah Geospatial Technology Education Program (NUGeoTec) may be found at or .

Course Requirements for Certificate of Proficiency

Geospatial Courses Required (22 credit hours)

Required courses are offered in two departments: Earth and Environmental Sciences (GEO) and Geography (GEOG).

Elective Geospatial Courses (1-3 credit hours)

Select one elective course in the Earth and Environmental Sciences Department (GEO-even years) or the Geography Department (GEOG-odd years), depending on the year, from the following:

Additional Information:

Other applicable geospatial and support courses (e. g., computer programming, applications development, relational database, and field-based courses) and co-curricular experiences (e. g., CCEL) may be considered at the discretion of the program advisor.

A sample of degree programs that this certificate complements include Applied Environmental Geosciences, Geology, Geography, Botany, Computer Science, Information Systems& Technologies, Archaeology, Anthropology, Epidemiology, Business, Criminal Justice, other social sciences, or a combination of three emphasis areas for a Bachelor of Integrated Studies (BIS) Degree. The Geospatial Analysis Certificate of Proficiency provides students with the essential skills necessary to analyze/model/solve today’s applied geospatial problems.

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