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ArcGIS Technology Specialty

Northern Alberta Institute of Technology

Northern Alberta Institute of Technology

This program opens the door to understanding and application of ArcGIS, the geospatial industry’s most widely used software. Courses introduce students to foundations of the technology while providing them with hands-on experience using ArcGIS. Classes also touch on all aspects of the ArcGIS software, from simple data loading to high-level programming and from spatial analysis to developing tools.

Career Opportunities

Courses provide graduates with the practical tools to use all of their skills in the workplace. Governments and transportation agencies, utility and telecommunications companies, and defence and intelligence organizations rely on ArcGIS technology’s geospatial processing capabilities for map production, data analysis and data sharing, infrastructure management and land management.


Office of the Registrar
11762 - 106 Street
Edmonton, Alberta, T5G2R1, Canada

  • Program Type Occupational
  • Credential Type Certificate *
  • Length 1 Year or Less

    7 core courses plus 2 options

  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education Only
  • Distance Learning

* An ArcGIS Technology Specialty Certificate will be awarded upon completion of the seven core courses and two options.

Admission Requirements

ArcGIS is the geospatial industry’s most widely used software. For more information, please visit ArcGIS Technology Specialty Certificate

Transfer(s) Eligibility

Search Transfer Alberta for course and program transfer information including transfer agreements between post-secondary schools in Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon.

Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available

Updated May 01, 2024. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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