Education and Training
George Mason University
Dept. of Geography and Geoinformation Science
4400 University Drive, MS 6C3
Fairfax, VA 22030
With expertise in geoinformatics, remote sensing,GISand geospatial intelligence, the Department of Geography and GeoInformation Science at George Mason University is the premier department in this field in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area, as well as a nationwide academic leader. Degree offerings range from B.Sc. to graduate certificates, M.Sc. and PhD.
Penn State World Campus
The Pennsylvania State University
128 Outreach Building
University Park, PA 16802
Professionals in the demanding fields ofGISand geospatial intelligence can advance their skills, knowledge and careers through the highly regarded online graduate programs offered by Penn State’s World Campus. Get the flexibility of online courses—studying whenever and where you want—plus ongoing interaction with expert educators and fellow graduate students.
University of Arkansas
Center for Advanced Spatial Technologies
Fayetteville, AR 72701
The Center for Advanced Spatial Technologies (CAST) is dedicated to research and applications in geospatial analysis and modeling, enterprise spatial databases, remote sensing, digital photogrammetry and geospatial interoperability. CAST has been selected as a CenterofExcellence by Intergraph, Oracle, Trimble Navigation, Sun Microsystems, Skyline Software, Definiens Imaging, Safe Software, PCI Geomatics, IONIC Software and eSpatial Systems.
University of Redlands
Master of Science in GIS Program
1200 E. Colton Ave.
Redlands, CA 92373-0999
The University of Redlands’ Master of Science inGISProgram is designed for an audience of professionals seeking to improve their knowledge of the analysis and management of geographic information. This one-year, full-time, residential program is in America’sGISheartland: Redlands, Calif., home of Esri. This intensive, international learning environment ensures a global context of relevance to students.
U.S. Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF)
2325 Dulles Corner Blvd., Suite 450
Herndon, VA 20171
USGIF’s purpose is to promote the geospatial intelligence tradecraft and to develop a stronger community of interest between government, industry, academia, professional organizations and individuals who share a mission focused around the development and application of geospatial intelligence to address national security objectives.
Washington College GISProgram
151 Dixon Drive, Suite 3
Chestertown, MD 21620
Washington College offers online professional development in the areas of remote sensing, TrimbleGPS, ArcGIS and several ArcGIS extensions. These workshops are designed to be self paced and should take 6-8 weeks to complete. All workshops are eligible to count toward the student activity hours needed for a GISP certificate.