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Remote Sensing (certificate)

Program Code:     Z1511
Degree: Certificate
School:  Behavioral/Social Sciences
Visa Eligibility: This program is not eligible for I-20 or DS-2019 issuance by the University of Maryland. 
General Requirements: Statement of Purpose
  TOEFL/IELTS/PTE (international graduate students)
Program-Specific Requirements: Letters of Recommendation (2)
  Supplementary Application
  Description of Research/Work Experience (optional)
Application Deadlines:  December 1, 2022 (Spring 2023 Domestic) (priority for no GIS background)*
  February 1, 2023 (Spring 2023 Domestic) (final)
  May 2, 2023 (Fall 2023 Domestic) (priority for no GIS background)*
  July 25, 2023 (Fall 2023 Domestic) (final)
Contact Program:

1. The Golden Identification Program is not eligible for Continuing Education Programs (Graduate, Post-Baccalaureate, Non-Credit Learning) administered through the Office of Extended Studies. To learn more about Golden ID, click here.


*Please note: This priority date is intended for students who do not have an introductory background in GIS (academic or professional). If admitted, students will need to have a background in GIS prior to enrollment in the entrance term. Students may enroll in an intro level GIS course at UMD or at another institution. For information on enrolling at UMD please visit: