Careers & Connections | Geographic Information Systems (GIS) | Assiniboine Community College
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Career & Connections


The use of GIS is very far-reaching, so careers can span across many industries. From positions in traditional mapping to app developers, assessing insurance risk to piloting UAVs and processing 3D imagery, you'll find these roles in all kinds of organizations, agencies and industries. 

Develop skills to analyze, interpret and use geospatial data for applications in natural resources, geology, environmental research and land use planning. Graduates are employed by all levels of government, utilities, mapping, software and app developers, agriculture, forestry, municipalities, cities, criminology, architecture, engineering, consulting and other related organizations.


Several high schools have agreements with Assiniboine. In these instances, high school students may receive advanced standing at Assiniboine.

You can view a complete list of Assiniboine's Articulation Agreements. Detailed information is also available for Assiniboine's High School Articulation Agreements and Assiniboine's Apprenticeship Manitoba Agreements.

Fast Facts

Duration/Start Variable

Credential Advanced Diploma

Credits 60

Optional Exit No

Co-op Work Placement No

Distance Delivery Yes

International Students Yes

Study Options
On Campus
Distance Education
Open to International Students

Alumna receives GIS award

Kooshoom Gutlea, a recent ACC GIS graduate, was presented with the Manitoba GIS Users Group's 2014 Excellence in GIS Education Research Award.

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