Career Opportunities on ESDM Department

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Career Opportunities on ESDM Department
« on: December 25, 2018, 11:19:35 PM »
GIS Specialist: The use of Geo-spatial technologies is increasingly being used in a variety of fields.  GIS (Geographic Information System) is being used in many different industries and the skills required to be a successful GIS professional have evolved over the years. The starting point in building a successful career in GIS is a solid education. This involves taking classes in cartography, GIS, spatial analysis, database management, web technologies, and programming.  There are a lot of GIS certificate courses emerging that help solve the confusion as to which classes to take, but any department offering GIS coursework is a great starting point. Most employers strongly prefer at least a bachelor’s degree.  Depending on the industry of the job listing, that degree would preferably be in Geography, Computer Science, Engineering, or Urban Planning.  Job seekers that have a bachelor’s degree in another major should supplement their college education with a certificate program.  Those striving for managerial positions in GIS will be more successful if they also have a master’s degree.