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2018-2019 SDSM&T Academic Catalog 
2018-2019 SDSM&T Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Geospatial Technology- Graduate Certificate

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Contact Information

Mr. Curtis Price, Lecturer
Department of Geology and Geological Engineering
South Dakota School of Mines & Technology
E-mail: Curtis.Price@sdsmt.edu  

Certificate in Geospatial Technology

The certificate consists of four required core courses. Students who have not yet achieved a bachelor’s degree will take the undergraduate (400 level) courses; students holding a bachelor’s degree may enroll in the graduate (500 level) courses. The two levels are offered simultaneously in the same classroom, but additional requirements and expectations pertain to students enrolled at the graduate level.

Certificate requirements

Distribution of credits

Core requirements: 12 credits
Research or project requirements: 0 credits
Elective requirements: 0 credits
Total credits: 12

Research or project requirements

No research or project credits are required for this certificate. Individual courses may require projects as part of the course.

Elective Requirements

No electives are required for this certificate.


No final degree examination is required for the certificate. Individual courses may hold final examinations as part of the course.

Additional requirements

  • At least 9 credits of the certificate must be taken from the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology.
  • A grade of “C” or better must be earned in every course in order to receive the certificate.

In addition to these degree-specific requirements, the student must also meet the requirements and policies applied to all graduate degrees  by the Council of Graduate Education.

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