Geographic Information Systems Certificate

  • GEO 450/550: Introduction to GIS
  • GEO 555: Environmental Remote Sensing
  • GEO 560 Advanced GIS Applications
  • GEO 598: GIS Capstone

Students may take one or two other courses relating to distinctive areas of concentration of their choice.  These courses can be existing University of Dayton courses that provide additional background knowledge to GIS usage, or GIS-specific courses that can be developed later with collaboration from other departments.

Program Details

The Department of Geology offers majors in geology and environmental geology. We are a close-knit department with fully renovated lab and classroom facilities and diverse opportunities for collaboration with faculty both on-campus and in a wide variety of exciting field locales. In recent years students have accompanied faculty to places as diverse as Australia, China, Iceland, the Canadian Rockies, and various areas in the mountains of both the eastern and the western U.S. We also offer a summer field course in the central Rocky Mountains of Colorado.

Gainful Employment

As part of a new federal regulation focusing on Title IV programs, the University of Dayton is providing required information about how our non-degree programs lead to gainful employment in recognized careers. You may review gainful employment information for the GIS certificate program.

Admission Resources

Graduate Admission

Graduate Catalog

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Department of Geology

Science Center 179 
300 College Park 
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 2364