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SchoolVancouver Island University - Graduate Programs
LocationNanaimo, BC, Canada
School TypeGraduate School
School Size
DegreePost-diploma
Honours
Co-op
Length8 Month(s)
Entry Grade (%)*
Prerequisites
Prerequisites NotesUniversity degree or technical diploma from an accredited college or institute.

Applicants must provide evidence of having completed the following introductory-level courses from an accredited post-secondary institution, preferably within the last three years:
- Geographic Information Systems (equivalent to VIU’s GEOG 328).
-Computer literacy, preferably at least one course in Computer Science
Cost
International: $18,604
Scholarships
DescriptionStrengthen your employment opportunities in the expanding field of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) applications with VIU's Advanced GIS diploma program. Almost every field of study has a spatial component and GIS specialists have a range of career opportunities in areas such as forestry, resource management, urban and rural planning, government, banking, transportation and many more.

VIU's GIS Diploma program prepares students to capture, map and analyze geographic data using ArcGIS by ESRI GIS software.Students can choose between an 8-month in class program which also includes a work-study practicum and a 16-month online program.
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*We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.