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 firsthand consulting experience
  • Program outline is continuously updated to meet current industry needs
  • Designated lab with leading GIS software is open to students 24/7
  • Year-long thesis project involves working with employers to design and implement a real-world GIS project
  • 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 2017Closed
January 2018Not Available
May 2018Not Available
September 2018Open
January 2019Not Available
May 2019Not Available

Future Study Options

We are proud to provide a range of future study options for NC students. More details on specific opportunities and partnerships can be found at niagaracollege.ca/transfercredit.