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CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION (CTE)

Associate of Applied Science (AAS)

The Geographic Information Systems Associate of Applied Science is a career and technical education degree designed for students focused on workforce readiness to secure an entry-level position in the industry.

  • Geographic Information Systems

    Geographic Information Systems - Associate of Applied Science (AAS)

    The Geographic Information Systems Associate of Applied Science is a career and technical education degree designed for students focused on workforce readiness to secure an entry-level position in the industry.

    Geographic information systems (GIS) are designed to work with data referenced by spatial or geographic coordinates. GIS is a database with capabilities for spatially referenced data, a set of operations for working with and analyzing the data, and a cartographic system for designing maps. 

    Graduates work in natural resources, federal/state/local governments, planning, utilities, real estate, education, retail, businesses, banking, insurance, and web mapping. Careers typically include positions such as GIS technician, analyst, project manager, computer programmer, database administrator, systems administrator, cartographer, applications developer, and related managerial and administrative roles.

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    Geographic Information Systems - Associate of Applied Science (AAS)

Geographic Information Systems AAS Degree


One-Year Certificates of Completion (CC1)

The Geographic Information Systems One-Year Certificate of Completion is designed for students who have or who are working on a two- or four-year degree and want to acquire specific geographic information systems (GIS) skills.

  • Geographic Information Systems

    The Geographic Information Systems One-Year Certificate of Completion is designed for students who have or who are working on a two- or four-year degree and want to acquire specific geographic information systems (GIS) skills.

    Geographic information systems are designed to work with data referenced by spatial or geographic coordinates. GIS is a database with capabilities for spatially referenced data, a set of operations for working with and analyzing the data, and a cartographic system for designing maps. 

    Graduates work in natural resources, government, planning, utilities, real estate, education, retail, businesses, banking, insurance, and web mapping. Careers typically include positions such as GIS technician, analyst, project manager, computer programmer, database administrator, systems administrator, cartographer, applications developer, and related managerial and administrative roles.

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    Geographic Information Systems - One-Year Certificate of Completion (CC1)

Geographic Information Systems Certificate


TRANSFER

Associate of Science (AS)

The Geospatial Science Associate of Science degree is designed for students interested in completing the first two years of coursework before transferring to a baccalaureate program in geography, geographic information systems (GIS), geospatial science, geomatics, or similar program. It is specifically aligned with the fully online Bachelor of Science in Geography and Geospatial Science degree at Oregon State University.

  • Geospatial Science

    The Geospatial Science Associate of Science degree is designed for students interested in completing the first two years of coursework before transferring to a baccalaureate program in geography, geographic information systems (GIS), geospatial science, geomatics, or similar program. It is specifically aligned with the fully online Bachelor of Science in Geography and Geospatial Science degree at Oregon State University.

    Geographic information systems are designed to work with data referenced by spatial or geographic coordinates. GIS is a database with capabilities for spatially referenced data, a set of operations for  working with and analyzing the data, and a cartographic system for designing maps. 

    Graduates can pursue baccalaureate degrees in geography, geospatial science, GIS, and related areas and move to careers in environmental studies, natural resources, federal/state/local governments, planning, utilities, real estate, education, retail, businesses, banking, insurance, and web mapping. Careers typically include positions such as GIS technician, analyst, project manager, computer programmer, database administrator, systems administrator, cartographer, applications developer, and related managerial and administrative roles.

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    Geospatial Science (OSU Transfer) Emphasis - Associate of Science (AS)

Geographic Information Systems Transfer