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Graduate programs at the College of Forestry and Conservation

GIS Sciences and Technologies

The certificate in GIS Science and Technologies complements any existing major at the University of Montana or a bachelor’s degree obtained at another university. The certificate program provides students with the knowledge, understanding, and training necessary to acquire, process, analyze, and properly display digital geographic data.

Geographic information science (GIS) refers to the theory and methods of capturing, storing, analyzing and communicating digital information about physical and socioeconomic phenomena distributed on or near the Earth's surface. This includes the utilization of geographic information systems (GIS), global positioning systems (GPS), remote sensing and other geographic information technologies.

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