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Geographic Information Systems (GIS Technology)

Sustainable Urban and Regional Planning Certificate


Grand Valley State University - Application for Non-Teaching Certificates


Three steps to obtain a Geographic Information Systems or a Sustainable Urban and Regional Planning Certificate

Step 1: Complete the required courses. You don’t need to do anything to apply to the program; you just take the required courses. 

Step 2: Once all the course work is complete, you need to officially apply to have the certificate added to your records. The application can be found on the Registrar’s Page under Student Forms: Certificate Application (Non-Teaching).

Here’s the link:

Step 3: Turn the application forms in to the Records Office, any Student Service Window or by email to