Geospatial Technology

GIS Charlotte Map.JPGMore information about the Geospatial Technology program offered by Central Piedmont Community College.


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Possible job titles for graduates Corresponding Holland Code
Geospatial Information Scientists and Technologists IRC
Geographic Information Systems Technician IRC
Cartographers and Photogrammetrists - GIS Analyst RIC
Remote Sensing Scientists and Technologists RI
Remote Sensing Technicians RIC
Precision Agriculture Technicians RIC
Transportation Planners ICR
City and Regional Planning Aides CR
Civil Drafter RCI
Surveying Technician RC
Mapping Technician CR
Geophysical Data Technician CRI
* Holland Codes describe occupations' general characteristics and people's interests. Look for careers that fit your interests. If you do not know your Holland Code, contact Career Services to inquire about career assessment.


Necessary abilities and qualities

  • Complex problem solving skills
  • Computer/technology understanding and systems analysis
  • Math skills
  • Deductive and inductive reasoning
  • Written and oral comprehension and expression
  • Problem sensitivity (identify and tend to existing and possible future problems)
  • Knowledge of: geography, engineering, computers, electronics, mathematics, administation and management, and customer service

  • Videos

  • Mapping the Coordinates of a New Career
  • Geographic Information Specialist Job Description

  • Professional Organizations

  • Association of American Geographers (AAG)
  • Geospatial Information & Technology Association (GITA)
  • National Council for Geographic Education (NCGE)
  • The Society of Conservation GIS (SCGIS)
  • Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA)

  • Related Job sites

    CPCC employmeNC


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