Geography - Geographical Information Science
GIS and cartography skills are in great demand in a wide variety of job markets. Just as spatial data sources such as Google maps, OpenStreetMap and others, have become a part of everyday life for anyone with a computer or a smart phone, so too has the demand grown for GIS literate employees in a huge range of industries. Ability to understand, use, analyze, map and develop online systems for digital geographic data is quickly becoming a core set of skills needed for many professions including planning, marketing, government, policy analysis, and international development, among others. This program will provide a solid training in GIS methods and practical skills for UTSC students.