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Every moment of every day, information is being logged about how we live and the world around us. Geospatial Information Science (GIS) utilizes hardware, software and data to analyze and display location-based information.

Learn how to harness that data to visualize and solve spatial problems and to present information in a way that is easy to understand and interpret.

GIS specialty fields include; remote sensing, mapping, programming, geospatial intelligence, feature\image analysis, geographic information systems (GIS), location positioning and related areas.

The Geospatial Information Science (GIS) Associate of Applied Science and certificate program are designed to prepare students for careers in the growing fields of GIS. This includes positions in numerous industries such as business, utilities, natural resources, real estate, transportation, government, telecommunication, education and public safety.

  • Associate of Applied Science Geospatial Information Systems (GIS) - (60 credit hours)
  • Certificate Level 1 - (17 credit hours)

Collin College’s GIS certificate can open doors for students in the workplace while laying the groundwork for continued study. All courses taken for the GIS certificate also apply to the Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree. An AAS degree in GIS from Collin College prepares you to enter the job market or pursue a bachelor’s degree.

Program Options

AAS – Geospatial Information Science (GIS)

Certificate Level 1 – Geospatial Information Science (GIS)

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