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Certificate Programs

Certificate programs offers students an opportunity to complement concentrations in a wide array of subjects within the department and in related interdisciplinary programs. Students can simultaneously satisfy the requirements of the certificate program while completing their electives requirements. 

Certificate in Urban and Metropolitan Studies

The Urban and Metropolitan Studies certificate program combines interdisciplinary academic approaches with real-world experiences to enable students to develop expertise in how cities and their metropolitan areas are built, change over time, and impact both residents and their environments.

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Certificate in Geographic Information Science

The Geographic Information Science (GIScience) Certificate Program is designed to prepare undergraduates with the training necessary to enter the rapidly expanding field of GIScience.

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Certificate in Local Food Systems

The UGA Certificate in Local Foods is an interdisciplinary certificate designed to give students an overview of the concepts and issues of the local food movement. Students from any major, who have a professional or personal interest in local food systems, are provided the opportunity to explore the many interconnected issues of growing and consuming food grown. The course of study for the certificate insures students receive a balanced view and deeper understanding both the production and nutritional aspects, as well as the complexities of safeguarding the environment and providing for those less fortunate. 

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