About this Program

Credential Awarded:Ontario College Graduate Certificate
Campus:Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus
Length:1 Year

Program Highlights

  • Faculty members offer geospatial expertise and first-hand consulting experience.
  • Program outline is continuously updated to meet current industry needs.
  • Designated lab with leading GIS software is open to students 24/7.
  • Graduates employed across North America and around the world.
  • Geospatial modelling, geodatabases and internet GIS provide additional skills in this unique 3-semester program.

Career Opportunities

  • Environmental management agencies
  • GIS consulting firms
  • Information technology industry
  • Map design and production companies
  • Municipal, provincial and federal governments
  • Natural resource conservation authorities
  • Oil and mining industry
  • Survey and engineering firms
  • Tourist industry
  • Utility companies

Niagara College allowed me to gain hands-on experience and develop networks with people in the field. Every day I use the concepts and skills I gained in the GIS program.

Tanya Stephens, Geographic Information Systems graduate

Admissions and Availability

Ontario College Graduate Certificate
#2058 - 1 Year NOTL
Starting In Availability
September 2016Closed
January 2017Not Available
May 2017Not Available
September 2017Open
January 2018Not Available
May 2018Not Available

Future Study Options

Qualified graduates may be able to apply some academic credits towards further study.