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Queen's University

Geographic Information Science

Geographic Information Science (GISC) is an increasingly important component of management and research in urban planning, resource management, engineering, business, law, surveying, epidemiology and health care planning.

This program deals with the collection, analysis, and management of spatial information, and provides a unique learning environment through project-based learning, community involvement, and work experience placements with government and industry partners in your third and fourth years.

Career Possibilities:

  • Climatology;
  • coastal zones;
  • economic analysis;
  • environmental assessment;
  • facilities planning;
  • geomatics;
  • GIS analysis;
  • global positioning systems (GPS);
  • hazardous waste;
  • industrial planning;
  • map analysis;
  • park conservation;
  • policy development;
  • and public safety.

Kingston, Ontario, Canada. K7L 3N6. 613.533.2000