Take courses in location intelligence & spatial analysis from a top-tier graduate university—from anywhere in the world.

This certificate program is designed for GIS professionals who need to learn about specific aspects of the geospatial domain, without committing to a graduate degree program. Whether you are trying to gain new skills in geospatial technologies, or keep up-to-date with rapidly changing aspects of the field, these courses and sequence of certificates can provide the knowledge you need.

Program Highlights
  • The certificate program is delivered 100% online and asynchronously, so you can flexibly work it into your existing schedule.
  • Benefit from CISAT’s designation as an Esri Development Center, recently recognized by Esri as one of fourteen “Education Lighthouses”
  • Experience learning activities customized to your interests, and course content delivered through Esri’s online training tutorials
  • Learn from CISAT faculty, Esri employees, and other GIS experts
  • Certificate options exist at both foundational and advanced levels, and you can complete as many certificates as you like
  • Don’t want to pursue a full certificate program? Classes can be taken on an à la carte basis.

Program at a Glance

8 continuing education units

2 semesters

$8,000 per certificate ($2,000 per course)


Fall | Spring | Summer

Certificate Options

CISAT offers 8 options for a certificate, depending on your area(s) of interest. Advanced students who have previous knowledge in GIS can enroll in any of the certificates. Beginner students who have no previous knowledge of GIS must earn the “GIS for Spatial Insight” certificate before taking other certificates.

Faculty & Research

  • Brian Hilton profile image

    Brian Hilton

    Clinical Full Professor

    Research Interests

    Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Management Information Systems (MIS), GIS solution development, Data analytics

  • Lorne Olfman profile image

    Lorne Olfman

    Director, Center for Information Systems & Technology

    Research Interests

    User training, e-Learning systems, Knowledge management and organizational memory, Social technologies

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Gabriela Krupa

Assistant Director of Admissions
T: 909-607-9101
E: gabriela.krupa@cgu.edu