Why We’re Here

The demand for GIS skills is increasing rapidly due to the proliferation of data in our society, much of which has a spatial component. GIS reveals insights from that data and is now utilized by an increasingly diverse set of users from planners, to designers, to developers. Through courses in our programs, students learn to explore and analyze spatial data, develop technical mapping skills, and apply visual design principles to their practice.

SAVI offers two certificate programs: a not-for-credit certificate for professionals through Pratt’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies (SCPS); and a graduate-level advanced certificate in collaboration with Pratt’s School of Information which allows students to take electives focused on data analytics and visualization. Click the program names below for more information.