Certificate Programs

Certificate programs offers students an opportunity to complement concentrations in a wide array of subjects within the department, such as GIScience, Atmospheric Science, and Urban and Metropolitan Studies, and in related interdisciplinary programs, such as Water Resources. Students can simultaneously satisfy the requirements of the certificate program while completing their electives requirements. 

Urban and Metropolitan Studies Certificate

Applicants to this certificate program must be degree-seeking University of Georgia students and will be required to satisfy the requirements of their chosen major in addition to earning this certificate. Why Urban and Metropolitan Studies at the University of Georgia? Meeting the goals for this certificate will help equip UGA students and graduates for career paths and/or graduate study in fields impacted by urban and metropolitan processes.  These might…

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Certificate in African Studies

The Certificate is recommended to students wishing to gain international perspectives before entering the global marketplace. The courses offered through the program cover a variety of disciplines to ensure that the Certificate lends itself to any major area of study. It is not necessary to study abroad to earn the Certificate, but credit towards the Certificate can be earned by studying in Tanzania, Ghana, Kenya, or Morocco. Limited scholarship funds are available…

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Water Resoures

While earning a undergraduate or a graduate degree in a specific discipline, the Water Resources Faculty have developed a Certificate Program which provides incentives and structure in the water-related fields. This greater knowledge base and enhanced skill set will strengthen graduates’ credentials for professional employment and enable greater multidisciplinary communication among future water resource professionals. Undergraduate Certificate The Undergraduate…

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Geographic Information Science Certificate

The Geographic Information Science (GIScience) Certificate Program is designed to prepare undergraduates with the training necessary to enter the rapidly expanding field of GIScience. Why GIScience at the University of Georgia (UGA) • A comprehensive collection of courses in GIScience and GI Technology is offered by the Department of Geography and other UGA departments.  Learning geospatial concepts and skills in geographic data collection and analysis…

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