Graduate Certificate in Geospatial Intelligence

Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences

The USC online Graduate Certificate in Geospatial Intelligence (GEOINT certificate) introduces the scientific concepts, analytical methods and key geospatial technologies used to address issues of human security worldwide.

In 16 graduate units, students can gain the knowledge and practical skills to inform effective decision making related to “TCPED”: the tasking, collection, processing, exploitation and dissemination of human security risk geospatial data.

Geospatial Intelligence Career Options

This graduate certificate is for anyone interested in a GEOINT career who already is working in GEOINT fields, such as disaster response, environmental change, business or national security.  This certificate is especially relevant to individuals in military geospatial units, domestic and international humanitarian, government agencies, military contracting organizations, and disaster relief and response organizations.

Students who successfully complete the program are also well-equipped to pursue master’s degrees in geographic information science and technology, or in human security and geospatial intelligence.

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