Geographic Information System (GIS)

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The program objective is to certify a student's satisfactory completion of a series of courses designed for professional GIS training and education at Stockton University. GIS is becoming increasingly important as a cost-effective means of data analysis and presentation in a wide range of specialties. GIS is also a necessary tool in a decision-making process for strategic planning and location selection.

In addition to Environmental professionals, GIS is also used by politicians, public health officials, regional planners, first responders, business marketing professionals, and many others. The GIS Certificate is the right choice for professionals intersted in advanced skills in computer mapping and graphics design and in current technologies.


You may be an excellent candidate for the GIS Certificate program if you are a:

  • Professional environmental engineer
  • Professional planner
  • Land surveyor
  • Environmental consultant
  • Geographers and anthropologist
  • Public health officer
  • Business management and marketing personnel
  • Emergency management officer
  • Educator
  • Computer mapping and graphics design professional
  • Interested in the new technologies!