USC Dornsife Spatial Sciences Institute

Online Graduate Certificate in Geospatial Leadership

The online Graduate Certificate in Geospatial Leadership is ideal for established GIS professionals who want to focus on leading projects, or advance to GIS management roles. In the program’s capstone course, students will have opportunities to consult with current leaders in the geospatial industry.

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Graduate Certificate in Geospatial Leadership Career Opportunities

The Geospatial Leadership graduate certificate program will prepare students for planning and designing geospatial systems or managing teams of GIS professionals. This path is ideal for individuals interested in the relationships between complex geospatial systems or those wishing to pursue management roles.

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Curriculum Summary

The program’s coursework enables a high degree of flexibility, allowing students to select three of nine elective courses, which include geospatial technology project management, web GIS, and GIS programming, among others.

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Yellow Ribbon Program

In support of Active Duty and Veteran servicemembers, the online Graduate Certificate in Geospatial Leadership is a proud Yellow Ribbon Program participant.

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