A certificate in GIS opens doors to a variety of careers. A GIS certificate can be used in science, CAD, enterprise systems, servers, mobile data and cartography.
There are already countless industries that use GIS. Precision agriculture, satellite farming or site specific crop management utilize drones to determine what areas need to be fertilized resulting in a major cost savings. National retail chains use GIS to determine where to open a new franchise; police use it to analyze crime data; transit systems use it to plot bus routes; even farmers use GIS tools to plan what crops to plant and where.
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Anticipate changes and positively respond to them.
Apply independent and rigorous reasoning that leads to informed decisions, innovation and personal empowerment.
Work collaboratively with others to complete tasks, solve problems, analyze, provide information and offer solutions.
Apply appropriate writing, speaking and listening skills across various settings to engage diverse audiences and solve complex problems through visual interpretation.