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.
Harford's small, student-centered, and flexible learning class options are the ideal learning environment for your geospatial technology studies.
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:
Fundamentals of Geospatial Technology
Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
Remote Sensing and Global Positioning
Advanced Geospatial Info Systems
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
- GIS Technician
- 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.