Enrollment Open for Professional Certificate onGEO Summer Sessions

March 10, 2021

Enrollment opportunities for our slate of Online Geography (onGEO) Summer Professional Certificate courses are OPEN!

During the summer, we offer courses during two separate sessions. See our course offerings below.

onGEO Summer Professional Certificate Courses

These 7-week professional development courses can be taken individually or in combination (4) to earn a Professional GIS Certificate. This certificate aims to advance the skill set of professionals currently working in fields that use geospatial technologies. It is also an excellent opportunity for all professionals and others looking to revamp their current career, earn continuing-education or teaching credits, or simply further their education.

The four professional certificate courses in Geospatial Tools & Technology qualify for both the State of Michigan SCECHs and Michigan State University CEUs. You can earn teaching credits (55 or 60, depending on the course) in seven weeks, while advancing your geospatial skill set.

The certificate consists of four fully online coursesIntroduction to Geospatial TechnologyGeographic Information SystemsRemote Sensing, and Cartography with topics ranging from map design to ethics of geographic information, and much more. In addition to content-based modules, each course features a series of online labs designed to give students hands-on experience using geographic information systems (GIS) and related technologies and improve technical competency.

Would you like to earn a Professional GIS Certificate and also earn credits? You can do that, too. Just register for the undergraduate versions of our professional courses: GEO 221v*, GEO 221LABv*, GEO 324v, GEO 325v, and GEO 326v*. *Offered during the summer.

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Enrolling in a credit course is easy whether you are a current MSU student or not. Click the link below and let’s get you started!

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onGEO is a working group of the Department of Geography, Environment, and Spatial Sciences at Michigan State that develops and administers the Department’s online course offerings. To find out more, visit https://ongeo.msu.edu/.

Yi Shi, onGEO @Michigan State University