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The GEOINT Professional Certification (GPC) program is part of a broader Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence and Security (USD(I&S)) initiative to further professionalize the Department of Defense Intelligence Enterprise (DIE) workforce.  The program applies to all cleared Department of Defense civilian, military, and contractor practitioners in GEOINT-related work roles throughout the National System for Geospatial Intelligence (NSG).  GPC may also extend to non-DoD members of the NSG with GEOINT equities.

The current list of professional certifications includes:

  • GEOINT Professional Certification Aeronautical Analysis (AA-II)*
  • GEOINT Professional Certification – Applied Science (AS-II)*
  • GEOINT Professional Certification – Cartography (CA-II)*
  • GEOINT Professional Certification – Fundamentals (GPC-F)*
  • GEOINT Professional Certification – GEOINT Collection (GC-II)*
  • GEOINT Professional Certification – Geospatial Analysis (GA-II)*
  • GEOINT Professional Certification – Geospatial Data Management (GDM-II)*
  • GEOINT Professional Certification – Human Geography (HG-II)*
  • GEOINT Professional Certification – Imagery Analysis (IA-II)*
  • GEOINT Professional Certification – Imagery Science (IS-II)*
  • GEOINT Professional Certification – Maritime Analysis (MA-II)

*These certification programs are nationally accredited by NCCA.

Handbook/Essential Body of Knowledge/Resources: 

The GPC Handbook can be downloaded from the References section on NGA's unclassified website at https://www.nga.mil/resources/1598960871826_GEOINT_Professional_Certification.html.

More information can be found at:

Unclassifiedhttps://www.nga.mil/resources/1598960871826_GEOINT_Professional_Certification.html

NGA's Sensitive But Unclassified (SBU) network: https://osis.nga.mil/gpc/ (Common Access Card/Certificate required)