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Earn a CSUF Geographic Information Systems Certificate Online in 8 Months

Ready to learn all you can about GIS? The online Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Certificate Program from Cal State Fullerton provides you with the professional devleopment you need to begin your career.

With a CSUF GIS certificate, you will be able to

  • Collect, analyze, model and present geographic data for a wide range of applications
  • Integrate geography, data and systems to solve problems
  • Serve industries such as business, healthcare, insurance, law enforcement and more

CSUF GIS Career Paths

GIS Technician – Immediately out of the program (entry level GIS work usually)
GIS Specialist – Sometimes immediately out of the program or about a year experience
GIS Analyst – with more experience, they can apply and take the exam to become a certified Geographic Information System Professional (GISP)

What Does a CSUF GIS Alumni do?

storage Design, implement, and maintain a GIS database and applications
groups Work with information systems, computer science, civil engineering and planning staff
map Use various sofware which may include ArcGIS and mapping tools
query_stats Synthesize a variety of GIS data for use in analysis and mapping for multi-disciplinary departments

Where do CSUF GIS Alumni Work?

  • Utility Companies
  • Local, State, and Federal Government
  • Insurance Companies
  • Healthcare Organizations
  • Medical Field
  • Higher Education
  • Law Enforcement
  • Conservation