This program is designed to provide students with a foundational knowledge in English, math, surveying, and drafting combined with the specific training in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) required for employment as a GIS, Surveying, or Mapping Technician. GIS, Surveying and Mapping Technicians collect and manipulate geospatial data using computer programs in order to produce maps and databases. Students completing the GIS option under the Engineering Technology degree can simultaneously earn a GIS Certificate.
Workforce Development Degree Information
Workforce development degree and certificate programs are designed to prepare students for direct entry into the workforce. They may advance students within their current career positions or open doors to new career opportunities. Coursework may apply towards a degree at a four-year university; check with an advisor for further information. The number of hours that apply to a degree will vary from one university to another.