USGIF’s purpose is to promote the geospatial intelligence tradecraft and to develop a stronger community of interest between government, industry, academia, professional organizations and individuals. USGIF is the only organization providing Higher Education accreditation in the GEOINT domain, being a world leader in this field.
Finally the students must write a thesis/work project/internship report about Geospatial Intelligence (GEOINT), if enrolled in the Master degree program in Geographic Information Systems and Science. Or, alternatively: Develop an in-depth project in the course unit of Geospatial Intelligence (GEOINT).
The GEOINT certificate can be awarded through completing 4 course units of the Master program in Geographic Information Systems and Science, in a total of 30 ECTS:
These course units can be complemented by a set of elective course units, in a total of 30 ECTS.
The Geospatial Intelligence Certificate, accredited by the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) provides education and training in scientific concepts, methods and key geospatial technologies, used in the solution of global problems of human security, including natural disasters, humanitarian crisis, environmental risks, military operations, political violence, public health and challenges in access to food.