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.
|Code||Title||Semester Credit Hours|
|GEOG 651||Remote Sensing for Geographical Analysis||3|
|GEOG 660||Applications in GIS||3|
|GEOS 676||Capstone Experience||3|
|Select two of the following:||6|
|The Role of Intelligence in Security Affairs|
|Technical Collections Systems for International Security|
|Terrorism in Today’s World|
|Total Semester Credit Hours||15|