Geospatial Science (Graduate Certificate)

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The Graduate Certificate in Geospatial Science (GSS) at the University of New Hampshire is a multidisciplinary program designed to provide graduate level education in the applied and theoretical technology and applications of geospatial science. Students within the program are afforded the opportunity to build their five course requirement certificate from a variety of required and elective classes from different disciplines to best fit their academic, research, or professional interests. The flexibility of this program makes the program ideal for a student looking to complement their degree or a professional looking to build knowledge, skill and credentials within the Geospatial Sciences.

Certificate Requirements

The program of study required for the certificate consists of five courses and a total of 16 credit hours.

Course offerings and requirements are as follows:

Elements of Geospatial Science (Core requirement)
GSS 800Elements of Geospatial Science4
Geographic Information Systems
Select one of the following:1-4
GIS for Water Resources
Applied Geographic Information Systems for Research
GIS for Earth and Environmental Science
Geographic Information Systems in Natural Resources 1
Data Analysis
Select one of the following:3-4
Applied Biostatistics II
Advanced Statistical Methods for Research
Applied Regression Analysis
Spatial Statistics 2
Sociological Methods I: Intermediate Social Statistics
Select two of the following:2-8
Special Topics
Mathematics for Geodesy
Spatial Statistics 2
Remote Sensing of the Environment
Digital Image Processing for Natural Resources 2
Forest Health
Sampling Techniques
Geodesy and Positioning for Ocean Mapping
Special Topics
Total Credits10-20

Prerequisite needed.


MATH 944 Spatial Statistics may be taken as an elective if not used to fulfill the Data Analysis Core requirement.