• Geographic Information Systems Technology

    two people testing GIS equipment outsideGeographic Information Systems (GIS) Technology is the art of solving problems and answering questions by creating state-of-the-art maps. With a degree in GIS from Clackamas Community College, you'll be using cutting-edge technology like GPS, drones, GIS software and more to analyze all kinds of geographical data.

    A growing field with a variety of job opportunities

    Having the skills to analyze information in this way can lead to a hands-on, family-wage job in a number of fields, including:

    • City planning
    • Project management
    • Wastewater management
    • Renewable energy
    • Engineering
    • Wildfire fighting
    • Telecommunications
    • Insurance
    • Transportation
    • Agriculture
    • Marketing
    • Real estate

    A great career is a year away

    If you're computer savvy and a creative-problem solver, a one-year certificate in GIS can help you find a high-demand career with great growth potential.

    Clackamas Community College also offers dual enrollment with local universities so you can knock out the first two-years of a bachelor's degree in GIS and save thousands of dollars in the process.

    If you're already working in the field, a certificate from CCC will help you get current in all the latest technology and software, including ArcGIS and Python.

    For more information about this innovative program, call Carel Kotze at 503-594-3728 or carelk@clackamas.edu.

  • GIS in action

    Recent CCC students have used their GIS software knowledge to find answers to some pretty intriguing issues - everything from "Where can I find water in an emergency?" to "Where is my ideal place to live in Portland?"

  • State-of-the-art
    technology

    An exciting new addition to the GIS program is our brand-new Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), also known as a drone.CCC is one of the first colleges in the area to have this cutting-edge technology.

    Learn how to use it for:

    • aerial photography
    • aerial video
    • 3D mapping
    • Mapping overlays

    Call instructor Carel Kotze at 503-594-3728 for more information about this innovative program.

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    Call us: 503-594-3318

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