Wondering if GIS is right for you?

About the course

The GIS course strives to give theoretical and technical training to students who are interested in pursuing an exciting and rewarding career in this ever-growing field.

For Students

Do you like looking a maps, aerial photographs or satellite images? Do you want to work in a field where there is something interesting to learn every day? GIS professionals are problem-solvers who like applying technology to new fields. If you are ready to work with state-of-the-art technology to learn how to visualize data rather than read numbers and charts, GIS is for you!

For Parents

Our graduates will receive hands-on, current training for careers today and for the future. We teach our students real skills for real jobs and have a list of industry partners who want to work with our students as interns and hire them.

Industry Partners:

C H Fenstermaker & Associates
River Parishes Community Colleges
Sigma Engineers and Constructors, Inc.
Navigation Electronics, Inc.
Turn Services
Providence Engineering
Louis Gilbert & Associates
St. Tammany Parish Assessor's Office
Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry
LSU Office of Research & Economic Development

For Educators

You are an important part of your students’ success and one of our biggest resources. We want to empower you to help us teach our students the skills they need to secure high paying career jobs, to become global citizens and industry leaders. If you are curious about how GIS can help your students learn problem-based learning, contact us today. At GGI, we also offer courses in professional development for educators and education influencers. .


The GIS Entry Level Course is the only industry accredited program in Louisiana. The course is for 2 semesters at $375 per semester for a total of $750.00. Upon completion of the course, an additional exam fee to be paid directly to the testing agency.

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