Considering our global environment, professionals working on large-scale GIS projects often find it only natural to couple management and marketing topics with geography. This certificate accommodates students who are pursuing a degree in the Department of Geography and Geoinformation Science who also wish to acquire more knowledge on how to manage people and organizations dealing with GIS in a global economy. By understanding marketing terms, financial matters, and also having a good understanding of how to manage people, students will be well prepared to face challenges in multidisciplinary GIS-oriented environments.
All courses are available online; further information can be found with Mason Online.
This certificate may be pursued on a full-time or part-time basis.
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Total credits: 24-25
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Students in this certificate can take the following MBUS courses for certificate credit without sophomore standing (listed as a course prerequisite):
|Select two courses from the following:||6|
|Accounting in a Global Economy|
|Managing People and Organizations in a Global Economy|
|Managing Information in a Global Economy|
|Marketing in a Global Economy|
|GGS 101||Major World Regions (Mason Core)||3|
|or GGS 103||Human Geography (Mason Core)|
|GGS 102||Physical Geography (Mason Core)||3-4|
|or GGS 121||Dynamic Atmosphere and Hydrosphere (Mason Core)|
|GGS 311||Introduction to Geographic Information Systems||3|
|GGS 312||Physical Climatology||3|
|GGS 315||Geography of the United States||3|
|GGS 380||Geography of Virginia||3|