VAMLIS GIS Conference

We Work for GIS Professionals

Thanks for stopping by! We’re pleased to offer professional learning and academic programs for GIS professionals and GIS-related fields. As you consider your next credential for career advancement or professional development, we hope you’ll explore our programs at the University of Richmond.

If you’re looking for a flexible, non-traditional program with a convenient mix of online and campus-based programs, we’re the right fit for you!


GIS Professional Certificate

The GIS Professional Certificate is a comprehensive, six-month online program designed to deliver technical skills needed for a career in GIS or related fields. The program covers the most current ArcGIS software such as ArcGIS Pro, Field Maps, and StoryMaps.

You can also join us this summer for our GIS Advanced Certificate to upgrade your skills as a GIS professional. The 12-week certificate course covers spatial analysis & statistics, GIS scripting, advanced geoprocessing and remote sensing. Online class runs Wednesday evenings, June 1–August 10.

And if you like the conference keynote, Justin Madron is one of the instructors in our GIS Professional Certificate program.

Data analysis techniques, tools & skills

Build on your data skills, earn an introductory Data Analytics Certificate online through LERN

Boot Camps for GIS Professionals

In partnership with 2U’s Trilogy Education Services, we’re proud to offer online boot camps in Data Analytics, Coding and Cybersecurity. If you need intensive traning in these adjacent skills, our 24-week online boot camps are ideal. They’re designed for working professionals and enable you to maintain your professional work schedule while studying online.

Galvanize grassroots action for a cause

Turn your data & analysis into action, earn a professional certificate in Grassroots Lobbying & Advocacy

Online Courses & Certificates

We work with partners to offer a wide range of online courses and professional certificates, often earning credits toward industry certifications. We’ve identified several programs that can provide skills and training to enable you to advance your career. All courses listed and linked are self-paced and online, accessible from anywhere and available on mobile.

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We're the School of Professional & Continuing Studies

We’re the continuing and professional education unit of the University of Richmond.

The University of Richmond is a private liberal arts school with stellar national reputation and rankings. We share the resources of the University throughout Virginia with our online programs. Our degree programs are regionally accredited by SACSCOC.

We hope you’ll consider the School of Professional & Continuing Studies as your source for professional studies, whether for the joy of learning or to build your skills and advance your career. When you’re ready to take the next step, our academic and professional education programs and classes are ready when you are.

See what we offer, and when you’re ready to take the next step, let us know. Browse and follow links on this page to learn about our academic and professional credentials, and we look forward to hearing from you.

We work for GIS professionals.