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Mobile GISIt is recommended that an Application for Admission to the Advanced Certificate in Mobile GIS Applications Development program be submitted at least two months prior to the start of classes. All applications and requested materials (i.e. application fee, transcripts, and personal statement) should be submitted to the LIU Post Graduate Admissions Processing Center:

Send application materials to:

LIU Post
Graduate Admissions Processing Center
15 Dan Road, Ste. 102
Canton, MA 02021

To apply for admission, please follow these steps.

1. Long Island University Online Application for Admission

Applicants to the Advanced Certificate in Mobile GIS Applications Development must complete the Long Island University Online Application for Admission. The application can be obtained by clicking on the above link or selecting the Apply Now button in the upper right-hand corner of this page.

2. Transcripts

Submit official undergraduate and/or graduate transcript with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Applicants who will have not completed their degrees prior to admission deadlines should submit a transcript without the final semester’s grades. Such applicants may be accepted pending receipt of their final degree noted transcripts. Submit one copy of official transcripts from all other institutions attended, including other graduate programs. International students should refer to the International Admissions Web site for transcript requirements.

3. Personal Statement

Submit a statement of approximately 100 to 200 words which provides 1) a summary of educational, professional and personal experience with technology and 2) a summary of how the applicant hopes to use mobile GIS app development in their career or personal pursuits. You may submit this statement as part of the Online Application for Admission, or follow at a later date as a hard copy. (Note: Applicants who do not have a sufficient background computer science or technology may be required to complete additional coursework before gaining full matriculation.

4. International Students

Contact the International Admissions Office at 516-299-2637 or email:

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If you have any questions about the admissions application process or requirements, please contact the Graduate Office of Admissions at 516-299-2900 or email To contact the Mobile GIS Program Director, please email