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Program Details

  • Award: Certificate
  • Credits: 16
  • Delivery: Face-to-face
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Visualization focuses on the systematic study of map-making and the application of mathematical, computer, and other techniques to the science of mapping geographic information. Knowledge of GIS provides students with an excellent addition to their workforce skills, especially in the areas of natural resources and conservation, law enforcement, transportation, health, and public safety/city planning. It includes instruction in cartographic theory and map projections, computer-assisted cartography, map design and layout, photogrammetry, air photo interpretation, remote sensing, cartographic editing, and applications to specific industrial, commercial, research, and governmental mapping problems.

Program Locations

  • Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College 55720

Labor Market Information

  • Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

  • Median wage: $28.56/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
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Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College
Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College
2101 14th St. Cloquet, MN 55720 Toll-Free: (800) 657-3712 Local: (218) 879-0800 TTY: (180) 062-7352