Geography, maps, technology, and computers are your thing. When you look at a map, it can tell a story, encourage exploration, inspire change, and solve problems.

For some, it's a calling rather than a job. At Harford, you'll acquire and master the skills and software you need to pursue a career in the growing geospatial technology field.


Geospatial Technology skills can be applied in most public and private sector jobs. At Harford Community College, we offer a geospatial technology degree and certificate program that can prepare you for transfer to further your studies and complete your bachelor's degree or enter the workforce.

Program Overview


Program Requirements:

Associate of Applied Science

60 Credits


Geospatial Technology Certificate

20 credits



Dr. Tamara Biegas 443.412.2304






Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Harford's small, student-centered, and flexible learning class options are the ideal learning environment for your geospatial technology studies.

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What kind of courses can I expect to take?

Develop a strong background in geospatial technology through required courses and electives like these at Harford:

Physical Geography

Fundamentals of Geospatial Technology

Introduction to Geographic Information Systems

Remote Sensing and Global Positioning

Advanced Geospatial Info Systems

Environmental Science

What can I do when I complete this program?

With a certificate or degree in geospatial technology at Harford, you can begin your career or prepare for transfer to a four-year institution to complete your bachelor's degree. The skills and knowledge acquired in the geospatial technology program can be applied in a variety of fields from education, to government, natural resources, manufacturing and beyond

Top Transfer Destinations

  • Salisbury University
  • Towson University

Potential Careers

  • GIS Technician
  • Conservationist
  • Cartographer
  • Health Geographer
  • Remote Sensing Analyst
  • Climate Scientist
  • City/Urban Planner

Use the Career Insight Tool to see what opportunities are available for you.




Who teaches this program?

At Harford, our award-winning full-time and adjunct faculty bring a wealth of industry and classroom experience to professionally mentor and guide you through your program.

They'll also connect you with job shadow and internship opportunities to help you achieve a valuable educational experience.

How do I get started?

You've taken your first step into a larger world of possibility for yourself and your future. Now is the time! Reach out and apply, request more information, or visit our campus.