An interesting announcement from the USGIF today... The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) today announced the launch of its Geospatial Intelligence Certificate Program to support the professional education needs of the geospatial intelligence tradecraft. Colleges and universities are encouraged to apply to accredit their geospatial intelligence certificate program based on the criteria developed by USGIF. Applications can be found online at http://www.usgif.org/About_Committees_Academic.aspx. Applications must be submitted by Oct. 31 for evaluation starting in November or by February 2008 for evaluation in May 2008.
“The Foundation’s vision for this Geospatial Intelligence Certificate Program is to uphold an accredited institution to support the professional education needs of the geospatial intelligence tradecraft,” said USGIF President and Chairman Stu Shea, “thereby assuring a continuance of qualified geospatial intelligence professional to support a critical part of our national security.” See more in the official PR