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GIS Image Analyst Short-Term Technical Certificate

GIS Image Analyst Short-Term Technical Certificate

This program is available at the 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.

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 short-term technical certificate usually have an associate or bachelor's degree.  However, coursework included in a certificate program may ultimately be applied for the associate degree in the related technology program.

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Outcomes and Curriculum

Upon completion of the GIS Image Analyst short-term technical certificate, a graduate will be able to:

  • 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
Course Title Credits
GEO 1000 Introduction to Cartography with GIS 3
GST 1300 Introduction to UAS 3
ITS 1105 Computer Concepts and Software Applications 3
GST 1400 Mapping and Georeferencing with GIS 3
GST 1500 Remote Sensing 3
STT 2640 Elementary Statistics I 3
GST 2100 Intermediate GIS Analysis and Data Management 3
CSD 1300 Database Management 2
CSD 1310 SQL I 2
  Total credit hours 25

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