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Academic Coursework

Certificate in Geospatial Analysis and Visualization
The GSAV Certificate is based on five course offerings, with two required courses and one elective course. A total of 12 hours is required for the campus certificate.
The two courses (8 hours) required of all students are:

Each student will develop more advanced skills in a particular aspect of geospatial analysis and visualization through the choice of one elective (4 hours) from among an additional three courses:

These courses allow students to focus on the geospatial analysis or visualization methods that are most applicable to their particular educational and career goals. The GSAV Campus Certificate will take 9-15 months to complete, based on a student’s time of admission, course load, and schedule of course offerings.

Certificate in Public Transit Planning and Management

The PTPM Certificate is based on three course offerings. A total of 12 hours is required for the campus certificate.
The three courses (12 hours) required of all students are:

The Public Transit Planning & Management (PTPM) Certificate is designed for persons interested in a public transit career, public transit professionals who wish to receive state-of-the-art instruction in transit finance and funding, management, planning and methods and advance along a chosen career path within public transit agencies and non-profit organizations.

For more detailed descriptions of coursework for the certificate programs, please refer to the UIC Graduate Catalog.

For information about course scheduling, please refer to the Two Year Plan for Course Availability on the UPP Classes page.