The demand for a skilled workforce in remote sensing, geographic information systems (GIS), and advanced cartography continues to expand in industries, business, and government both locally and nationally. The Internet has paved the way for different types of archived and present data to be available to the public and government in a timely manner. With globalization, employers are looking for people who are skilled in the above fields.

An intricate combination of several factors such as a growing and changing world economy, changing environment, mobility of multinational corporations, and data availability through various sources have created a major demand for GIS and advanced cartography techniques.

Our applied atomospheric science and geographic information processing programs have specialized courses in remote sensing, GIS, and advanced cartography for students interested in handling various types of spatial data