The University of Texas at Dallas


Graduate Certificate in Geospatial Intelligence (GEOINT)

Geospatial Intelligence (GEOINT) is a rapidly evolving field that demands certain technical skill sets, the ability for individual rapid critical thinking and a global awareness of supporting information for national security and other intelligence activities. Classes are offered through the state of the art facilities housed within the Geospatial Information Sciences program in the school of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences. The certification requires 15 graduate semester credit hours (5 classes) detailed below. All courses taken as part of this certificate also count toward the Master of Science in Geospatial Information Sciences degree, and can be taken in conjunction with the Graduate Certificate in Geographic Information Systems and the Graduate Certificate in Remote Sensing.

Admission Requirements
Students seeking the Geospatial Intelligence certificate must have completed an undergraduate degree and should apply as “Graduate Certificate in Geospatial Intelligence” students. Admissions to the certificate program requires only an application to UT Dallas graduate school, which can be completed online, and an undergraduate transcript.

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Contact: Dr. Bryan Chastain

Contact Information

Dr. Bryan Chastain
GIS Certificate Coordinator
[email protected]

Dr. Fang Qiu
GIS Program Head
[email protected]