Applied Technology Geographic Information Systems, Bachelor | Online (optional) | Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) | Calgary, Canada
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Applied Technology Geographic Information Systems

24 months
Duration
20742 CAD/year
5647 CAD/year
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Tuition fee
Anytime
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About

The Bachelor of Applied Technology Geographic Information Systems program from Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) will provide you with the skills and knowledge to succeed in one of the fastest-growing sectors of information technology.

Overview

The Applied Technology Geographic Information Systems program from Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) combines the power of relational database management systems with the flexibility of cartographic display technology and is used for problem-solving and decision making.This is a two-year, applied degree program consisting of two 15-week semesters in year one, followed by a paid practicum in year two.

Career opportunities

Graduates can job pursue opportunities in several industries including forestry, natural resource exploration, environmental, engineering, consulting, government (municipal, provincial and federal), information technology, healthcare and tourism.Potential positions include: 
  • GIS technologist 
  • GIS technician 
  • GIS analyst 
  • GIS specialist 
  • GIS team leader or manager

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Professional Communications
  • Geospatial Project Foundations
  • GIS Data Capture
  • GIS Data Manipulation and Transformation
  • GIS Data Modeling
  • GIS Data Analysis and Output

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications are accepted until the program start date but are subject to change.

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Blended, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A two-year diploma from a recognized Canadian college, technical institute or equivalent, or successful completion of two years at a recognized post-secondary academic institution.
  • All applicants must demonstrate English language proficiency prior to admission, including students educated in Canada.
  • SAIT evaluates international documents for admissions. After you've applied, consider our international document assessment service if your education is from outside of Canada. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20742 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20742 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    5647 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5647 CAD per year during 24 months.

National

  • Year 4 $1,079

 International 

  • Year 4 $4,316

Living costs for Calgary

1247 - 1953 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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