Greg McDermid and Jennifer Hird mapping Alberta's landscape

Certificate in Geospatial Information Technology

Get a career edge – learn how to integrate geospatial technologies in your work and your future career.

Why a Certificate in Geospatial Information Technology?

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is one of the fastest growing fields. This graduate-level Certificate in Geospatial Information Technology will give graduates marketable and specific career expertise that builds and diversifies their technical skills.

With this certificate, graduates from any academic discipline will enhance their education with practical knowledge of geospatial applications. The program will build foundational knowledge and skills necessary to understand, analyze, and interpret geospatial data across a broad range of  academic and professional fields. The courses use the most current information technology in geographic information systems, remote sensing, spatial modelling and digital cartography.

Some examples of fields that routinely explore inherently spatial problems are anthropology, archaeology, biological sciences, computer science, ecology, environmental science, geography, geology/geophysics, geomatics engineering, health sciences, history, business/management, mathematics, political science, psychology, tourism, transportation studies or engineering, and urban studies.