Graduate School Bulletin

Spring 2023

Admission requirements of Geospatial Science Certificate

Admission to the Graduate Certificate in Geospatial Science is open to any student enrolled a graduate degree-granting program at Stony Brook University or to free-standing certificate students who have completed their bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university who meet the admissions criteria.

For applicants already admitted to the university, admission involves completing a “Permission to Enroll in a Secondary Certificate” form. For admission to the free-standing Certificate Program in Geospatial Science, students are required to have earned a minimum or a bachelor's degree with a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4 point scale and the following:

A. A letter of application stating the purpose of study

B. A Graduate School application form

C. An official transcript of undergraduate record culminating in a bachelor's degree and graduate degree transcript if applicable

D. Two letters of recommendation from teaching supervisors and/or professors

The forms and additional information are available through the Marine and Atmospheric Sciences (MAS) graduate program office.