Global Logistics & Distribution Mgmt. Technology – Geographic Information Systems

  • Certificate – Geographic Information Systems,
  • Certificate Day Program: 2 semesters
  • Certificate Evening Program: 2 semesters
  • Admission Cycle: Every semester
  • Maximum Number Admitted Annually: Open

Career Description

This certificate is designed to introduce students to the various Geographic Information System (GIS) functions and software applications that will prepare students for entry-level positions in Geographic Information System (GIS)/ Global Positioning System (GPS) environments.

Careers Available

Graduates should qualify for entry-level positions in logistics, transportation-related businesses, utility companies, and government organizations.

Entry-Level Salary

  • $20,000 – $25,000/yr.

Course of Study

Coursework includes introduction to GIS applications and related projects. Other related courses include transportation logistics and supply chain management.

Recommended Courses and Skills

Basic understanding of math (high school algebra strongly recommended), strong reading comprehension skills computer skills, communication and organizational skills.

Helpful Personal Attributes

General awareness of the business environment, strong communication and interpersonal skills and good decision-making skills. Computer keyboarding and technology application abilities and adaptability to various work environments.

Program Contact

If you would like additional information about the Geographic Information Systems Certificate, contact Demetria Ledbetter, Program Coordinator, at 336.734.7917 or