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Postgraduate Program in Geospatial Intelligence

GEOINT

Postgraduate Program in Geospatial Intelligence

The Geospatial Intelligence Certificate, accredited by the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF), provides education and training in scientific concepts, methods and key geospatial technologies, used in the solution of global problems of security and defense, including emergency and civil protection, natural disasters, humanitarian crisis, environmental risks, military operations, political action in general, public health, education, transport, telecommunications, management dilemmas of heritage, as well as responding to economic, social and cultural challenges, among many others. 

The main objective of this course is to train technicians capable of applying knowledge of image processing and remote sensing, geographic information science, informatics and processes analytical tools to geospatial intelligence, as well as selecting, using, synthesizing and demonstrating the techniques, skills and tools needed to solve GEOINT problems that, on a day-to-day basis, affect and stimulate the society in general.

The completion of this postgraduate degree guarantees access to the Master Degree in Geographic Information Systems and Science.

The applications for this program are open from May 10th to June 6th, 2024. To apply, click here.

  • Vagas

    Format

    After Working Hours


  • Media

    Length and ECTS

    2 semesters (60 ECTS)

  • Semestres

    Attendance

    2 times a week

  • Book Open

    Start Date

    February 2024

Partner Entities

  • Academiamilitar
    Academia Militar
  • CENTROGEOSPACIAL (3)
    Centro de Informação Geoespacial do Exército
  • USGIF
    United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation
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Who is it for?

This Postgraduate Program, with access to the GEOINT Certificate and the USGIF Certificate, is for anyone who desires to work in or who already is working in GEOINT fields, such as emergency and disaster response, environmental change, national and corporate defense and security.

This certificate is especially relevant to individuals in:

  • Armed Forces and Security Forces and Services working with geospatial information;
  • National and international humanitarian and civil protection agencies and organizations, as well as non-governmental organizations operating in geopolitically deprived and/or conflict regions;
  • Organizations operating in the fields of security, defense, and space;
  • Studies and assessments of environmental and climate changes, including land use and physical conditions of the Earth's surface (impacts of drought, fire, pests, coastal/maritime conditions, and natural disasters);
  • Government agencies in the areas of internal administration, statistics, international cooperation, justice, economy, planning and management, health, education, and information services.

Goals

According to USGIF accreditation criteria, GEOINT graduates know how to:

  • Apply and develop knowledge of image processing and remote sensing, geographic information science, computing and analytical processes to geospatial intelligence;

  • Investigate, collect, and interpret data that leads to complex analyses;

  • Promote a network that unifies the National GEOINT Community (National GEOINT Network), aiming at the development and innovation in this knowledge area;

  • Work in a collaborative environment;

  • Select, use, synthesize, and demonstrate the techniques, skills and tools necessary to solve geospatial intelligence problems.

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