GIS College Programs (Canada)
VIU has received approval from BC’s Ministry of Advanced Education and the provincial Degree Quality Assessment Board to offer a two-year Master of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Applications program starting in September 2015. This applied master’s program is closely tied to our existing 10-month Advanced Diploma in GIS Applications program (ADGISA).
Dedicated professional graduate programs for the training of practitioners of environmental sciences, who are well versed in field, laboratory, analytical and modelling techniques, to meet todays needs of industry, government and non-governmental organizations (NGOs). These programs can also be springboards for students interested in pursuing a Ph.D. degree in any of the environmental sciences.
The high-quality programs offered at COGS in the fields of surveying, mapping, land-use planning and related computer programming have earned COGS its reputation as a world leader. In addition to its suite of diploma programs, COGS also offers advanced diplomas in marine geomatics, remote sensing, geographic information systems (GIS), and business geographics.