Geographic Information Systems
Our program will teach you to use a computer system capable of assembling, storing,
manipulating and visually displaying geographically referenced information.
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is offered on Trinity River Campus.
Find out more: What is GIS?
Areas of Study
Graduates who complete the program are able to:
- Use the computer system to explore geographic relationships of various data sets
- Draw conclusions from the data that may not have been seen in a spreadsheet and illustrate
these in a visual presentation
- Create maps and graphs using GIS software and related equipment
Upon successfully completing our 2-year, 66-semester-hour program, you will earn an
Associate in Applied Science degree.
If you have a bachelor's degree or experience in a related field, and you want training
in the field of GIS, you can earn a Skills Enhancement Certificate.
If you do not have any GIS knowledge, you can earn a Certificate of Completion that will qualify you for entry-level employment in the field.
Jamie Miller, GIS Program Coordinator
David W. Allen, GISP, Faculty Advisor
Updated June 24, 2015