Graduate Certificate in Digital Mapping
Gain foundational knowledge in gathering data and showcasing it through visual representations in this online program.
At a Glance
Credits and Tuition Cost (2023-2024)
Graduate Certificate in Digital Mapping overview
What You'll Learn
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.
- Desktop GIS
- 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
- MAP 671 Introduction to New Mapping
- MAP 672 Programming for Web Mapping
- MAP 673 Design for Interactive Web Mapping
How to Apply
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
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.