Transfer Information and Career Opportunities in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) - Geology Department
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Ohlone's GIS program provides students with a conceptual base and technical skills in using a desktop GIS, one of the fastest growing high tech fields. Students enrolled in the program are expected to apply GIS in several areas to solve real-world problems.
The job market for GIS professional has really expanded. This is still a new field and limited experience yields competitive pay. It is used by a variety of private companies, government agencies, and scientists.
Please refer to the following link for employment outlook and labor market information: