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Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

Map a career in geospatial technology

Geographic information specialists create maps that combine layers of information used for a wide range of purposes. In TCC’s GIS program, you’ll learn to use the latest geospatial technology and build expertise in computer-based data collection, storage, analysis, and more. Your degree prepares you enter the burgeoning fields of geospatial technology. This includes positions in government and private industry in the fields of geographic information systems, remote sensing, location positioning, mapping and related areas.

Semesters:
4
Credits:
66
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Locations:
Virginia Beach Campus
Associate of Applied Science - Specialization in Geographic Information Systems

Learn the skills necessary to visualize, analyze, and model GIS systems to help in the planning and decision-making processes of a business organization.

Semesters:
3
Credits:
34
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Locations:
Chesapeake Campus, Virginia Beach Campus
Certificate - Information Systems Technology

In just three semesters, you’ll gain expertise in several key areas including, operating systems, networking, hardware,
troubleshooting, software design, and more!

Semesters:
3
Credits:
23
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Locations:
Virginia Beach Campus
Career Studies Certificate - Geographic Information Systems

This program teaches the skills needed to visualize, analyze, and model systems to help organizations make better strategic decisions and produce dynamic maps.

Additional Program Information:

Globally-recognized credentials can be the key to your IT career path. With just a few courses at TCC, you’ll be ready for manufacturer-specific exams from companies like Microsoft, Oracle, CompTIA, VMware, and more! Learn more about IT certifications.

1 Degree in STEM, $0 in Tuition

The TCC Women’s Center STEM Promise Program pays tuition and fees for students to complete 2 full academic years at TCC. This academic program is eligible for the scholarship.

Applications close March 1, 2020. Apply today!

Is this program for you?

Yes, if you:
  • are detail-oriented
  • enjoy working with computers
  • have an aptitude for science and math

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