Certificate in Geographic Information Systems
Community College of Philadelphia

Program Details

The fast-growing field of GIS allows organizations to more efficiently plan and distribute their resources. Qualified GIS professionals can find employment in corporate, nonprofit, and government settings. Students can transition into entry-level positions in this new and in-demand field with the Certificate in Geographic Information Systems from Community College of Philadelphia.

Courses in this online geography program help students gain familiarity with GIS computerized database management systems. Students learn how to capture, store, retrieve, analyze, and display geographic information using these systems. 

Classes available to students in this online GIS certificate program include:

  • Principles of computer cartography and visualization
  • Advanced geospatial applications
  • Remote sensing and global positioning technologies
  • Web GIS

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Community College of Philadelphia is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Admission Tests

ACT/SAT, Placement Test

Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score