GIS Certificate

Geographic Information Systems Certificates

Offered at: Boulder

GIS           

21 credits
(2 semesters)                     

This certificate program prepares students to assist scientists, engineers, technologists, and other professionals in building, maintaining, modifying, and using GIS databases.

GIS certificate: See required courses.

See GIS course descriptions.

See gainful employment information.

   

GIS Fundamentals

12 credits
(1 semester) 

This certificate program introduces students to geographic information systems and cartography. Students work with advanced analytical tools and develop skills in spatial problem solving.

GIS Fundamentals certificate: See required courses.

See GIS course descriptions.

   

Natural Resources GIS

9 credits
(1 semester) 

This certificate program introduces students to geographic information systems as applied to natural resources. Students work with advanced analytical tools and develop skills in spatial problem solving, then choose either an internship, independent study, or Natural Resources elective.

Offered only at the Larimer Campus.

Natural Resources GIS certificate: See required courses.

See GIS course descriptions.

GIS Annual Salary

State and federal employment agencies place GIS technicians among “Computer Specialists.” 

  Entry Average Experienced
Computer Specialists
$54,806 $87,210 $103,413

Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (2013)