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GIS Image Analyst Certificate

This program is offered at Clark State's Beavercreek location.

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) has been identified by the U.S. Bureau of Labor as an emerging industry.  With this in mind, the GIS Image Analyst Certificate is designed to provide the technical background necessary to begin a successful career as an Image Analyst.

The GIS Image Analyst program is designed to address training needs in:

  • Skills needed to use and manage GIS applications
  • Hands-on experience using GIS software
  • Knowledge of fundamental concepts and issues related to GIS
  • Skills necessary to analyze imagery

This certificate is designed for those students who seek to enhance their job-related skills in becoming a GIS Image Analyst.  This certificate is two years in length due to the sequence of prerequisites and the terms in which courses are offered.

Students enrolled in the GIS Image Analyst usually have an Associates or Bachelor's degree.  However, coursework included in a certificate program may ultimately be applied for the associate degree in the related technology program.

Course Title Credits
Fall
GEO 1000 Introduction to GIS and Cartography 3
ITS 1105 Computer Concepts and Software Applications 3
MTH 1280 College Algebra 4
 
Spring
GST 1400 Georeferencing and Mapping 3
GST 1500 Remote Sensing 3
CSD 1400 Database Management 3
 
Fall
GST 1300 Introduction to UAS 3
GST 2100 Intermediate GIS & Data Management 3
STT 2640 Elementary Statistics I 3
 
  Total Credit Hours 28