The Graduate School Advance to a Higher Degree

Spatial Data Science

Supported Degree Objectives


  • Graduate Certificate

Required Supporting Documents


  • Transcripts
  • English Proficiency (Non-native English speaking international applicants: choose a test below)
    • TOEFL: Internet-Based Test (IBT): Minimum Overall Required Score: 80
      • Minimum section requirements:
        • Reading: 19
        • Listening: 14
        • Speaking: 18
        • Writing: 18
    • TOEFL: Paper-Delivered Test: Minimum Overall Required Score: No minimum
      • Minimum section requirements:
        • Reading: 19
        • Listening: 14
        • Writing: 18
    • IELTS (Academic Module): Minimum Overall Required Score: 6.5
      • Minimum section requirements:
        • Reading: 6.5
        • Listening: 6.0
        • Speaking: 6.0
        • Writing: 5.5

Graduate Certificate Program Requirements


To be considered for admission into the Spatial Data Science Graduate Certificate program, if you have a bachelor's degree in agriculture, forestry, life sciences, or a closely related field from an accredited university with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. You will also need to submit the following items:

  • Statement of purpose (optional)
  • Official transcripts for every higher education institution attended
  • Your TOEFL or IELTS score (for international students)

If you have a bachelor’s degree that is not in agriculture, forestry, life sciences, or a closely related field from an accredited university or a GPA below 3.0.  You will need to submit the following items:

  • Statement of purpose
  • Two letters of recommendation (one from a supervisor)
  • Official transcripts for every higher education institution attended
  • Your TOEFL or IELTS score (for international students)

Application Deadlines


  • Fall Spring Summer
    August 1 January 6 April 1

Program Contact Information


  • Name Shawn Donkin
    Phone 765-494-8362
    Email sdonkin@purdue.edu
    Web Program Website
    Address

    Purdue University
    Agriculture Research and Graduate Education
    Agricultural Administration Building
    Room 126
    615 W. State Street
    West Lafayette, IN 47907
    USA

Ernest C. Young Hall, Room 170 | 155  S. Grant Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2114 | 765-494-2600

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