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
- Wildlife and natural resources
- Law enforcement
- Emergency management
- And much more
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School Accreditation & Licensing
Bismarck State College is accredited by:
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationHigh School or Equivalent
Admission TestsACCUPLACER, ACT/SAT, COMPASS
Official High School Transcript/GED Score