Geographic Information Systems

Career Coach buttonOur 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 February 04, 2016


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