Ready to take a step toward a GIS career? San Diego Mesa College’s GIS program helps
pave the way toward a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Certification and a rewarding
career in geospatial technologies. The GIS program equips you with the tools to analyze
regions and gain meaning from the patterns, relationships, and connections that you
observe in the world around you. Using industry standard GIS and remote sensing applications
and software, you will learn how to capture, analyze, and display different information,
taking advantage of new technological innovations in satellite imagery and global
positioning systems (GPS) to create digital maps. The GIS program will also provide
you with the opportunity to supplement your coursework with internships, giving you
the experiene needed to succeed as a GIS technician. Whether you begin your career
following your time in the GIS program or continue your education at another institution,
you will find yourself with a comprehensive understanding of the GIS field, technical
skills desired by our regional workforce, and a readiness to address many of our future
social, economic, and environmental issues.
Here are some frequently asked questions about the benefits of our GIS program at
San Diego Mesa College.
Program Learning Outcomes
At San Diego Mesa College, this program is overviewed by an Advisory Committee.