“Located in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Dalhousie University is internationally known as one of North America’s most welcoming universities. Founded in 1818, Dalhousie is one of Canada’s oldest universities, attracting more than 18,100 students from around the world.”
Dalhousie University is among the top 15 research based universities in Canada and the largest in the Maritimes. The Geographic Information Science Certificate program at Dalhousie provides training and hands on experience in GIS as part of an undergraduate degree program, usually in Earth Sciences, Environmental Science or Biology, and prepares students for further study or employment in the area.
The Certificate requires the completion of several GIS related courses and a research project that involves work with geographic information systems and geomatics. Students may enrol in their second, third or fourth year of study, but early enrollment is advised.
The GIS Centre at Dalhousie Universitymanages Atlantic Canada’s largest holdings of paper maps and atlases and provides students with a variety of geospatial datasets to help students work with you to help produce customized maps using your own datasets in theses and journal publications for the entire Dalhousie community.