Graduate Certificate in Geospatial Leadership

The online Graduate Certificate in Geospatial Leadership program prepares students to plan and design geospatial systems or manage teams of GIS professionals.

This path is ideal for individuals interested in the relationships between complex geospatial systems.

The USC online Graduate Certificate in Geospatial Leadership program provides emerging managers and executives who work in GIST fields the opportunity to hone their GIS team and project management skills.

With the guidance of industry experts, USC faculty and researchers, students in the geospatial leadership certificate program will be able to develop a personalized plan for how they will achieve their goals as geospatial leaders.

The program’s capstone course focuses on the practice of geospatial leadership. Students will have opportunities to consult with current leaders in the industry and receive advice specific to their career goals.

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Career Options

  • Individuals who successfully complete the geospatial leadership graduate certificate program will be well-equipped to advance their GIS careers or pursue master’s degrees in geographic information science and technology, or in human security and geospatial intelligence.
  • This graduate certificate is especially relevant to individuals who are working in military geospatial units, domestic and international humanitarian, government agencies, military contracting organizations, and disaster relief and response organizations.

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