The Certificate in Geomatics provides students with a strong and structured understanding of modern technologies and techniques employed in spatial data acquisition and analysis. Students will build a skill set in quantitative analysis through examination of spatial datasets covering a range of disciplines. The primary topics to be covered are geographical information systems, remote sensing, and spatial data analysis. The capstone course in cartography and communication will provide students with the background to convey their work in a professional manner to a wide range of audiences.

Major Average

The major average in the Certificate in Geomatics includes the grades earned in:

  • All courses eligible to be used in the program.

Residency Requirements

To receive a Certificate in Geomatics, students must complete at least two-thirds of the following
coursework (to the nearest highest multiple of 3 credit units) from the University of Saskatchewan.

  • Minimum credit units required in the program

See Residency for additional details.

Requirements (27 credit units)

Students who have no background in computer programming (especially using the Python language) should consider taking CMPT 141.3 to build these skills.

  • GEOG 222.3 
  • GEOG 302.3 
  • GEOG 322.3 
  • GEOG 323.3 
  • GEOG 420.3

Choose 3 credit units from the following:

  • GEOG 120.3 
  • GEOG 125.3
  • GEOG 130.3
  • GEOG 150.3 

Choose 3 credit units from the following:

  • PLSC 214.3
  • STAT 242.3 
  • STAT 245.3 
  • STAT 246.3 

Choose 6 credit units from the following:

  • GEOG 402.3 
  • GEOG 423.3
  • PLAN 360.3

Note: Students may receive credit for either the Minor in Geomatics or the Certificate in Geomatics, not