GeoManagement Undergraduate Certificate
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Considering our global environment, professionals working on large-scale GIS projects often find it only natural to couple management and marketing topics with geography. This certificate accommodates students who are pursuing a degree in the Department of Geography and Geoinformation Science who also wish to acquire more knowledge on how to manage people and organizations dealing with GIS in a global economy. By understanding marketing terms, financial matters, and also having a good understanding of how to manage people, students will be well prepared to face challenges in multidisciplinary GIS-oriented environments.
All courses are available online; further information can be found with Mason Online.
This certificate may be pursued on a full-time or part-time basis.
- Receive undergraduate student admission to George Mason.
- Speak to your major advisor and the online program coordinator (Dr. Nektaria Tryfona).
Total credits: 24-25
This certificate may be pursued on a full-or part-time basis.
Students should refer to the Admissions & Policies tab for specific policies related to this program.
|GGS 101||Major World Regions (Mason Core)||3|
|or GGS 103||Human Geography (Mason Core)|
|GGS 102||Physical Geography (Mason Core)||3-4|
|or GGS 121||Dynamic Atmosphere and Hydrosphere (Mason Core)|
|GGS 311||Introduction to Geographic Information Systems||3|
|GGS 312||Physical Climatology||3|
|GGS 315||Geography of the United States||3|
|GGS 380||Geography of Virginia||3|
What will you gain?
- Awareness of the importance of managing people and organizations in a global environment.
- A working knowledge of managing GIS projects dealing with physical characteristics related to earth systems including weather, vegetation, and geology.
- Understanding of the relationship between natural sciences (as it applies to natural disasters, sustainability, global warming), and management cases.
- The ability to evaluate marketing and management options in relation to location-based assets.
Because all required courses for this undergraduate certificate are available entirely online, you will have the ability to create a flexible academic schedule that fits your needs!
Please see the GMU Catalog Entry for the Undergraduate Certificate in GeoManagement for other program details.