Current Students

The following information is intended for students currently enrolled in the GIS and Geospatial Technology certificate program, or any of the associated specializations.  If you are a new or prospective student and are interested in enrolling for the first time, learn how to enroll.

Welcome to all current certificate and specialization students!  This page provides information about the program's sequencing and curriculum to ensure that you can effectively plan for your participation in the GIS and Geospatial Technology certificate program.

Next Quarter: Fall 2018 (Begins October 1)

Let's begin by taking a look at the course offerings for the next academic quarter.  Courses for the Fall 2018 quarter begin on October 1, and the following certificate courses will be offered (registration opens July 30; click the link for each course to start the enrollment process):

The following specialization courses (also open to certificate students and the general public) will also be offered:

Annual Course Scheduling Plan

The GIS and Geospatial Technology certificate program follows a pre-defined course schedule every academic year.  The program's foundational course, Introduction to GIS, is taught every quarter, and the other four required courses are each taught every other quarter per the following schedule:

Academic Year 2018 - 2019 Quarter Start/End Dates

  • Fall 2018:  October 1 to December 9, 2018
  • Winter 2019:  January 14 to March 24, 2018
  • Spring 2019:  April 8 to June 16, 2018

Information posted on this page is subject to change and revision.

Questions or concerns?

Contact program administrator Dr. Nick Burkhart by phone at (310) 818-3671 or via email at