Certificate in Geographic Information Systems Technician
Bismarck State College

Program Details

Learn the basics behind GIS, or Geographic Information Systems, with this online certificate from Bismarck State College. Students will learn how to use this powerful computer-based tool to analyze and display geographic information.

Courses teach students how to create maps from databases linked to location analytics. The online GIS program incorporates skills in computer operations and data models. Topics covered in this online geography certification include cartography, scale, database management, programming languages, and physical geography.

Graduates can pursue careers in industries such as:

  • Energy production and distribution
  • Agriculture
  • Transportation
  • Engineering
  • Wildlife and natural resources
  • Law enforcement
  • Emergency management
  • And much more

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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Bismarck State College is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score