Remote Sensing (Z151)

Graduate Certificate Program
College of Behavioral & Social Sciences


The Graduate Certificate in Remote Sensing program will concentrate on teaching science and technology for collecting, processing, analyzing, and visualizing geospatial data through remote sensing platforms such as satellite images, aerial photos, and drone images. The students in this certificate program will learn both the concepts and technical skills to be able to work as a Remote Sensing specialist. A total of four courses (12 credits) related to topics of Remote Sensing are required to complete this graduate certificate. 


Kristen Bergery
Senior Faculty Specialist

2181 LeFrak Hall
7251 Preinkert Drive
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742
Telephone: 301.314.1883



Visa Eligibility: This program is not eligible for I-20 or DS-2019 issuance by the University of Maryland. 

Type of Applicant Fall Deadline Spring Deadline
Domestic Applicants May 2, 2023 (priority for no GIS background)* December 1, 2022 (priority for no GIS background)*
US Citizens and Permanent Residents July 25, 2023 February 1, 2023
International Applicants
F (student) or J (exchange visitor) visas; A,E,G,H,I and L visas and immigrants