Selkirk College GIS programs

Selkirk College GIS Diploma & Bachelor Degree in GIS

Prerequisites: University degree or College Diploma

Selkirk College is a Regional Community College located in the Kootenay region of southern British Columbia. The Selkirk vision is to help inspire students and enables them to become valuable contributors to society and their associated industry. There are two Geographic Information Systems programs offered at Selkirk College, the Advanced Diploma in GIS and the Bachelor Degree in in GIS.

The 1 year Advanced Diploma program is a one year program offered at the Castlegar campus. The program utilizes advanced geospatial technology to provide leading edge hands on training and prepares students to become trained geospatial experts in the environmental planning, business, industry or resource sectors.

The 4 year Bachelor Degree in Geographic Information Systems (BGIS) program, also  offered at the Castlegar campus, provides flexibility with a unique opportunity allowing extensive knowledge of leading edge technology with a career orientated specialty.

The GIS programs are accompanied with lab activity interaction at the Geospatial Research Centre ( a nationally recognized GIS research facility) that provides students with opportunities to apply and understand GIS concepts in current real-world situations. Therefore students that complete the programs leave with the knowledge and skills sets that allow them to become experts in GIS.

Contact Info


Tracey Harvey Ext. 522 or  Brendan Wilson Ext. 393

See the Course Web Site for more details.