Offers a certificate in Geographic Information Science as well as M.A. and Ph.D. degrees specializing in GIS.
This certificate provides professionals with the skills needed to utilize spatial analytic tools, geographic data visualization techniques, spatial programming, and geographic information and image processing software. It emphasizes the application of GIScience in urban and regional planning, economic development, environmental assessment, cartography, remote sensing, and spatial software development.
Offers The Associate in Applied Science Degree - Geographic Information Systems/Global Positioning Systems Technology.
The Geographic Information Systems / Global Positioning Systems Technology curriculum provides a broad background in Geographic Information System (GIS) and Global Positioning System (GPS) technologies with practical applications in municipal, industrial, natural resources management, and other fields. Course work consists of class and hands-on experience with GIS / GPS technologies, including running and modifying current GIS software, creating and manipulating GIS databases, and operating GPS technology. Graduates should find employment as field technicians or as database and mapping assistants.