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Graduate Certificate in Digital Mapping

Gain foundational knowledge in gathering data and showcasing it through visual representations in this online program.

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At a Glance

Fall 2024

Application Due Date:
07/26/2024
Start Date:
08/26/2024

Spring 2025

Application Due Date:
12/13/2024
Start Date:
01/13/2025

Credits and Tuition Cost (2024-2025)

Credits Required: 11
Cost Per Credit: $791.50

Format

Fully Online

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Graduate Certificate in Digital Mapping overview

Program format
Format
Fully Online
Total credits
Total Credits
11

What You'll Learn

Overview

The online Graduate Certificate in Digital Mapping provides a curriculum rich with technical training in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and online mapping. Students take a total of 11 credit-hours of graduate coursework.

The certificate emphasizes both programming and interaction design, ensuring that students emerge from the program well-equipped to make sophisticated, elegant web maps using a variety of platforms. Students that decide to continue their digital mapping education can count all credits earned as part of the graduate certificate toward the Master of Science degree.

Program Emphasis

  • Desktop GIS
  • Javascript
  • CSS
  • and HTML
  • Mapping and data visualization libraries and platforms including D3, Leaflet, Carto, Mapbox, and many others 
  • Using distributed software development practices and protocols, such as Github and Markdown

Course Examples

  • MAP 671 Introduction to New Mapping
  • MAP 672 Programming for Web Mapping
  • MAP 673 Design for Interactive Web Mapping
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How to Apply

Application Requirements

Admissions Criteria

Program Contact

Michael Samers
Director of Graduate Studies

Deadlines

Fall 2024

Application Due Date:
07/26/2024
Start Date:
08/26/2024

Spring 2025

Application Due Date:
12/13/2024
Start Date:
01/13/2025

Distance Learning

Licensure & Authorization

Where you live matters when completing distance education activities. If you will live outside of Kentucky while completing your program, please check the Distance Learning Authorization & Licensure page to confirm that the program can be offered in your state or country, and if relevant, that it meets professional licensure requirements in your state. Please note: Admission and enrollment in a fully-online program can NOT lead to the issuance of a J-1 or F-1 student visa. 

AUTHORIZATION & LICENSURE INFO
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Student Support

Once you become a student, you will have access to a wide variety of academic support services to maximize your success. These services are available completely online to meet the needs of our online students.

Why UK Online

No GRE

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No test scores required.

Flexible schedule

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Fit learning into your busy schedule with no prescribed class times.

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