Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is an innovative and exciting field of study that combines information systems, mapping (digital cartography), and geographic (spatial) analysis. The GIS certificate provides students with the geographical and technical background to pursue a career or further study in GIS. A background in computers, especially computer programming (i.e., python) and database management is strongly recommended.
The Healthcare Management Certificate Program at UMFK offers educational instruction to help develop skills for prospective and current healthcare managers in order to prepare them for the ever changing world of healthcare management. UMFK's specific objective is to broaden the student's perspective in areas such as human resource management, financial management, leadership and customer service excellence.
The Information Security certificate program at UMFK offers educational instruction with an emphasis in public administration, emergency management, and public safety. The certificate program is designed to prepare students to better understand, prevent, mitigate and respond to threats to information security. Students are introduced to basic Information Security concepts, current issues and approaches to Information Security.