Career Options for Geographic Information & Mapping Specialists
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) have become an integral tool for surveyors, cartographers and photogrammetrists, and surveying and mapping technicians.
GIS-related occupations should experience much faster than average employment growth as an increasing number of firms are interested in geographic information and its applications.
For example, GIS can be used to create maps and information used in:
natural resource exploration
Also, the increased popularity of online mapping systems has created a higher demand for and awareness of geographic information among consumers.
With a GISc graduate certificate, you will obtain the necessary mix of theoretical knowledge and technical skills needed to be highly competitive in the job market. The market is a rapidly growing, global industry that has exceeded $10 billion per year and expands by about 20 percent annually. The demand for graduates with training in GISc exceeds supply. Jobs are available and tend to pay well, even for entry-level positions.
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