About this Specialization

Knowledge of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is an increasingly sought after skill in industries from agriculture to public health. This Specialization, offered in partnership with ArcGIS developer Esri, will teach the skills you need to successfully use GIS software in a professional setting. You will learn how to analyze your spatial data, use cartography techniques to communicate your results in maps, and collaborate with peers in GIS and GIS-dependent fields. In the final Capstone Project, you will create a professional-quality GIS portfolio piece using a combination of data identification and collection, analytical map development, and spatial analysis techniques. Interested in learning advanced GIS topics? Check out the Spatial Data Analysis and Visualization MasterTrack™ Program.
Learner Career Outcomes
50%
Started a new career after completing this specialization.
25%
Got a pay increase or promotion.
Shareable Certificate
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100% online courses
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Flexible Schedule
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Beginner Level
Approximately 6 months to complete
Suggested pace of 7 hours/week
English
Learner Career Outcomes
50%
Started a new career after completing this specialization.
25%
Got a pay increase or promotion.
Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online courses
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible Schedule
Set and maintain flexible deadlines.
Beginner Level
Approximately 6 months to complete
Suggested pace of 7 hours/week
English

There are 5 Courses in this Specialization

Course1

Course 1

Fundamentals of GIS

4.8
stars
4,425 ratings
1,358 reviews
Course2

Course 2

GIS Data Formats, Design and Quality

4.9
stars
1,779 ratings
384 reviews
Course3

Course 3

Geospatial and Environmental Analysis

4.8
stars
1,027 ratings
229 reviews
Course4

Course 4

Imagery, Automation, and Applications

4.9
stars
586 ratings
119 reviews

Offered by

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University of California, Davis

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