GIS Specialist (Geographic Information Systems)
Curriculum code 1372
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Geographic information systems integrate computer software and hardware to
collect, organize, analyze, and present geographically referenced data. GIS
systems extend into many different fields and are prevalent in both local and
federal government agencies, at home and abroad. The application of GIS can be
found in areas as diverse as disease control, economics, marketing,
environmental study, utility management, and crime control and prevention. This
short-term certificate is associated to the GIS Technician and Professional
certificates, and the Geographic Information System AAS degree.
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