Our ever evolving Geomatics industry has lead to increased demands for specialized GIS training, and Canada has remained on top of the leading GIS education providers for many years. Here are some of the best Colleges and Universities that offer GIS related programs. This page was created on the site a number of years back to highlight some of the best Colleges and Universities in Canada that offer GIS related programs.
Simon Fraser University GIS
Location: Burnaby, British Columbia
GIS Programs: Certificate in Spatial Information Systems / Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Geographic Information Science
The Certificate in Spatial Information Systems (SIS) is comprised of nine undergraduate level courses. It can be taken in conjunction with an undergraduate degree or on its own. Students with a previous degree or proficiency in specific areas may be exempted from certain courses but at least 50% of the courses in the program must be taken at SFU to fulfil the requirements of the certificate.
The Simon Fraser University GIS program is comprised of nine undergraduate level courses. It can be taken in conjunction with an undergraduate degree or on its own. Students with a previous degree or proficiency in specific areas may be exempted from certain courses but at least 50% of the courses in the program must be taken at SFU to fulfill the requirements of the certificate. British Columbia is an international leader in developing SIS products, applications and research. The installation and maintenance of the SIS lab as a state of the art facility has allowed SFU to feed this growing industry with qualified individuals who have learned the fundamentals of spatial information systems.
The B.Sc. in GIS is offered though the Faculty of Applied Sciences in partnership with the Department of Geography and the School of Computer Science. The program combines the theoretical, practical and intellectual issues surrounding the use of Geographic Information System technologies. Graduates are exceptionally well qualified to contribute to a rapidly growing industry. They learn how to model data effectively; how to visualize those models using computing graphics; and how to program in object environments. SFU students are encouraged to participate in Cooperative Education to experience these and other career opportunities.
8888 University Drive
Burnaby, British Columbia
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