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Empower Your Career with an Education in Geographic Information Systems

GIS training for all skill levels

Whether you’re looking to gain in-demand skills that will help you land a job in GIS or you’re an existing practitioner seeking to stay current with the latest advances and best practices, our program offers the education you need to reach your professional goals. 


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An Education Partner with Options that Meet Your Needs

  • Online courses
  • Self-paced classes that teach basic GIS skills, offered via the Coursera platform
  • Advanced classes focusing on specific skills employers seek

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Program Course Topics

  • Introductory GIS skills and ArcGIS basics
  • Productivity, geoprocessing and analysis
  • Database design
  • Geocoding
  • Python programming
  • GIS application for specific fields, including land use planning, forestry, public health and more

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What You'll Get

  • UC-quality education
  • Flexible online learning options
  • Hands on experience with the tools pros use, like ArcGIS
  • Class projects and real-world case studies that provide you with a clear understanding of how GIS gets applied across industries
  • Practical skills you’ll be able to apply in your job immediately
  • Free, personalized career resources that help you develop your professional goals, build a career plan, hone communication and interview skills, and more.

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Marketable Skills for Aspiring GIS Professionals


Ben Campbell

“This [program] was important for my career moving forward. The material helped to bring me up to date on all the new developments in the GIS field. These classes bolstered my skills and gave me the training to be more marketable.” — Ben Campbell



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