Enrollment & Advising


The Certificate in Geographic Information Science and Technologies is designed as a complement to our undergraduate and graduate programs. All students already admitted to the University of Montana can register and take GIS classes if they meet the course prerequisites. Post baccalaureate students that hold a bachelor's from UM or any other university can apply for admission in the Lommasson Center. For more information on Post Baccalaureate admissions and fees, see the UM Admissions website.


Once admitted to the University of Montana, enrollment in the GIS Certificate program is the next step. We ask all students with a goal of completing the certificate to enroll below. The enrollment information helps us keep students informed with emails concerning important deadlines, new class offerings, scholarship opportunities, etc.

Enroll in GIS Certificate Here


The last step is to make an appointment for advising with one of the faculty coordinators on the Contacts page. Advisors can answer questions about the program and help you create a GIS courseplan that best suits your academic and career goals. We recommend scheduling three meetings while in the program: One to make the initial academic plan, one in the middle to check progress, and one to file an Application for Certificate at the end.