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Geographical Information Systems

The University of Hawaii is now offering a Geographic Information Systems in Ecosystem Management Certificate of Competence!  The course is offered on Maui, Kauai, and Hawaii Island campuses.  The course is part of a FAST TRACK program that enables you to complete all required courses in one semester!

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) are software systems and techniques used to compile and present data in visual form.  Data is presented as layers of information according to specific location.  Google Maps is a well-known example which uses GIS to compile data according to location on the map.  GIS compiled data can be very useful to better understand problems in relation to space.

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GIS requires enrollment with the University of Hawaii.  Learn how to apply here

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 FAST TRACK

Get your Certificate of Competence in GIS in one semester! Both required courses are offered back-to-back Fall 2014.

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GIS is expected to grow 20% in the next 10 years. Jobs are high skill and high wage.

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Get on the Fast Track

Enroll today and earn an industry recognized GIS certificate in one semester!

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The Geographic Information Systems program is partially funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Labor in the amount of $402,434. Funding does not pay for student costs to participate. The GIS program is an equal opportunity employer/program.  Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.  TDD/TTY: 808.984.3325