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
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Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationHigh School or Equivalent
Admission TestsACT/SAT, Placement Test
Official High School Transcript/GED Score