Explore the World with Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

Delve into the dynamic field of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) with our minor program. GIS combines geography, technology, and data analysis to unlock the power of location-based insights.

Why Choose GIS

In an era where location matters more than ever, our program equips you with the skills to excel in various geospatial careers. You'll learn to map, analyze, and visualize data to solve real-world problems.

Career Opportunities

Graduates with a GIS minor can explore a wide range of career paths, including:

  1. GIS Analyst: Analyze geographic data for decision-making in various fields.
  2. Spatial Data Scientist: Use GIS to uncover patterns and trends in location-based data.
  3. Cartographer: Create maps and visualizations for diverse purposes.
  4. Environmental Planner: Support sustainable land use and resource management.
  5. Urban Planner: Shape cities and communities through spatial analysis.
  6. GIS Technician: Assist in data collection and maintenance.
  7. Remote Sensing Specialist: Analyze data from satellites and aerial imagery.
  8. Natural Resource Manager: Conserve and manage environmental resources.
  9. Transportation Planner: Optimize transportation networks for efficiency.
  10. Emergency Management Specialist: Assist in disaster response and preparedness.

Unlock the World of GIS

If you're fascinated by the power of location and data, reach out to us to start your journey in GIS. We're here to help you thrive in this spatially dynamic field.

Embark on your GIS adventure at UIS, where you'll gain the geospatial skills needed to make an impact in various careers. Your journey into the world of GIS begins here, and we're here to support you every step of the way!