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Geographic Information Systems Academic Certificate

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is a computerized database management system for capture, storage, retrieval, analysis and display of geographic information. Gain the knowledge and practical skills necessary to develop and manage geographic information projects and to interpret and implement GIS as a decision support system. You will learn how to develop substantial theoretical and practical competencies relating to GIS, develop a foundational understanding of and skill in using industry-standard software, and demonstrate to employers the ability to perform GIS tasks at the entry level.

Degree Options:

Upon receiving your academic certificate, you may enter the workforce or your courses may transfer to a four-year college.

Career Options

  • GIS technician
  • Surveying specialist
  • Database technician


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