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Cal State LA GIS Certificate Program

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Greetings from Cal State L.A.!

We are pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications to the Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Program in Geographic Information Science at the new Cal State LA downtown campus.

The campus is located at 801 South Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90017 (on the corner of 8th and Grand Ave).  Applications are for the Spring 2016 semester, which begins January 25, 2016.

You may review more details about the program at the following website:http://www.calstatela.edu/dtla/geographic-information-science

 

GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SCIENCE PROGRAM CURRICULUM

The proposed curriculum consists of the following courses:

FOUNDATION COURSE (3 units)

GEOG 369 Fundamentals of Geographic Information Systems (3 units)

ELECTIVE COURSES (Select remaining 12 units from any of the following):

  • GEOG 468 Digital Cartography (3 units)
  • GEOG 469 Spatial Analysis and GIS modeling (3 units)
  • GEOG 466 Remote Sensing of the Environment (3 units)
  • GEOG 470 Programming in Geographical Information (3 units)
  • GEOG 471 GIS Database Management (3 units)
  • GEOG 499 Independent Study (3 units)

Students must successfully complete courses with a 3.0 G.P.A. or better in order to earn the certificate.

ADMISSIONS INFORMATION

Admission requirements include possession of a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution with at least a 2.5 overall G.P.A.  More information about how to apply is included below.

SCHEDULE

Courses will be held once or twice a week between Monday and Thursday from 6:30 pm – 9:15 pm. Detailed course schedules are being built and will be posted in the coming weeks.

 

HOW TO APPLY

Interested applicants must apply online through CSU Mentor at https://secure.csumentor.edu/

Step-by-step instructions for applying to the program can be viewed or printed here:http://www.calstatela.edu/sites/default/files/groups/Downtown%20Los%20Angeles%20Campus/csu-mentor_graduateapp_gis_2015-09-14.pdf

 

The application deadline is November 13, 2015.

CONTACT US

For more information about the DTLA GIS program, contact:

Erika Valdez, MPH

Office: (323) 343-4911

Email:  evalde26@calstatela.edu

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