Geospatial Intelligence - Certificate

Geospatial Intelligence (GeoINT) is a rapidly emerging field that leverages human intelligence and geospatial technologies in the support of national security and other intelligence activities. This 15-credit hour certificate is offered jointly by the College of Geosciences and the Bush School of Government and Public Service. The program develops the technical skill set, knowledge of the intelligence processes and the critical thinking ability required of GeoINT practitioners. This certificate program has been designed to meet the growing demand for qualified individuals in the field.

The Certificate appears on an official Texas A&M University transcript. Courses in the program are taught by faculty in the Departments of Geography and International Affairs. Students complete two courses in Geography and two courses in International Affairs followed by a capstone learning experience. Its administrative home lies in the Department of Geography.  For more detailed information, please visit the program website.

This program is also approved for delivery via asynchronous distance education technology.

GEOG 651Remote Sensing for Geographical Analysis3
GEOG 660Applications in GIS3
GEOS 676Capstone Experience3
Select two of the following:6
The Role of Intelligence in Security Affairs
Technical Collections Systems for International Security
Terrorism in Today’s World
Analytic Tradecraft
Total Semester Credit Hours15