Who Should Apply
The four professional certifications—Certified GEOINT Professional- Essentials (CGP-E™), Certified GEOINT Professional- GIS & Analysis Tools (CGP-G™), Certified GEOINT Professional- Remote Sensing & Imagery Analysis (CGP-R™), and Certified GEOINT Professional- Geospatial Data Management (CGP-D™) are for anyone practicing the profession of GEOINT.
This includes, but is not limited to:
|Advanced Visualization Specialists||Aeronautical Analysts||Business Market Analysts||Counterintelligence Officers|
|Demographers||Economic Development Specialists||Emergency Preparedness Specialists||Environmental Scientists|
|Geodetic Surveyors||GEOINT Analysts (Analytic Methodologist, Geodetic Earth Sciences, Geodetic Orbit Sciences, LiDAR Image Science, Photogrammetric Image Science, Radar Image Science, Spectral Image Science, Thermal Infrared Image Science)||Geospatial Data Stewards||GIS Analysts (Consultant, Coordinator, Developer, Instructor, Programmer, Project Manager, Sales & Marketing, Spatial Analyst, Specialist, Supervisor, Technical Writer, Tech Lead, Technician, Tester, Administrator)|
|Hydrologists||Imagery Acquisition Specialists||Imagery Analysts||Imagery Scientists|
|LiDAR Project Managers||Maritime Analysts||Open-Source Analysts||Public Health Specialists|
|Research Specialists||Scientists||Surveyors||Source Strategies Analysts|
|Systems Engineers||Wildlife Biologists|
Individual Certification Eligibility
To obtain the Certified GEOINT Professional- GIS & Analysis Tools (CGP-G™), Certified GEOINT Professional- Remote Sensing & Imagery Analysis (CGP-R™), or Certified GEOINT Professional- Geospatial Data Management (CGP-D™) certifications, candidates must meet minimum eligibility requirements, agree to abide by the USGIF CGP™ Program Code of Ethics, and meet the minimum standard on the relevant examination.
- Candidates must be at least 18 years of age.
- Candidates must be a high school graduate or equivalent (e.g., GED).
- Candidates must meet a minimum of either Education/Training OR Work
- Education/Training: Candidates must have completed 6 postsecondary education credits related to GEOINT/geospatial, OR candidates must have completed 80 hours of training related to GEOINT/geospatial.
- Work Experience: Candidates must have 2 years (24 months) experience performing GEOINT/geospatial work.
A full list of eligibility requirements and prerequisites can be found by downloading the USGIF Certified GEOINT Professional (CGP™) Candidate Handbook by filling out the form here.
Schedule an Exam
For questions or more information about the certification program, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.