Graduate Certificates

Certificate programs offers students an opportunity to complement concentrations in a wide array of subjects within the department, such as GIScience and Atmospheric Science, 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 field in addition to earning this certificate. Why Urban and Metropolitan Studies at the University of Georgia? This certificate program combines interdisciplinary academic approaches with real-world experiences to enable students to develop expertise in how cities and their metropolitan areas are built,…

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Atmospheric Sciences

The University of Georgia’s Atmospheric Sciences Program addresses the needs of students interested in studying meteorology or climate science. The UGA Atmospheric Sciences Program offers certificate programs at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Graduate Requirements (18 hours total) Contact the undergraduate coordinator, Dr. David Stooksbury (, at 706-583-0156 for more information. The minimum course requirement for the Graduate…

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Geographic Information Science Graduate Certificate

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 will increase your research and employment opportunities in the growing field of GIScience. • GIScience faculty have research interests covering various aspects including theories…

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