Geographic Information System has become popular tools to convey the message and more people are taking this courses. Due to the advancement in internet system, people can obtain the certificate degree through online. This type of learning system is called distance learning. Canada is widely known for GIS system, first GIS software was built by a Canadian whose name is Dr. Roger Tomlinson, also known as Father of GIS. I have browsed all the universities and colleges in Canada that are offering online GIS certificate course. If I am missing any college or university please comment me below. Here the list which is in alphabetical order and I have added province name in the bracket.

 

 

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Featured GIS Certificate, University of Toronto: University of Toronto has started new GIS certificate program through the School of the Environment; name of the program is “The Certificate in GIS for Environmental Management”. According to the program it will provide students with a broad exposure to the principles and applications of GIS. Students will develop a strong foundation in GIS and Remote Sensing theory and techniques and GIS software skills.

 


 

Assiniboine Community College (Winnipeg): This College is ranked 137 according to webometrics.info. They offer a GIS – Advanced Diploma program through online system. It is a 63 credits program. To know more about the program go to their GIS program website.

 


 

BCIT (British Columbia): This College is ranked 59 according to webometrics.info. They offer two online GIS certificate program which can be taken as part time, Advanced Diploma program in GIS and second is Bachelor of Technology in GIS.

 


 

Durham College (Ontario): This College is ranked 82 according to webometrics.info. This College offer part time online program in Geographic Information Systems. It is a certificate program which has to be completed within 5 years. To know more about the program go to their GIS program website.

 


 

Fanshawe (Ontario): This College is ranked 81 according to webometrics.info. It is a 30 weeks GIS certificate program and is available in online or class setting. To know more about the program go to their GIS program website.

 


 

Fleming College (Ontario): This College is ranked 113 according to webometrics.info. They offer a Geographic Information Systems – Applications Specialist program with online and class setting. You have a work placement program. To know more about the program go to their GIS program website.

 


 

Humber College (Ontario): This College is ranked 61 according to webometrics.info. They offer a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) certificate program only in an online platform. To complete the course you have to take 8 courses. To know more about the program go to their GIS program website.

 


 

Ryerson University (Ontario): It offers the online certificate program known as
Applied Digital Geography and GIS. Ryerson University ranks 25 in the Canada according to webometrics.info. There are two certificate programs offered, first one is Applied Digital Geography and GIS and next is Advanced Certificate in Applied Digital Geography and GIS. Student has to complete 6 course to finish to complete the program.

 


 

Mohawk College (Ontario): This College is ranked 69 according to webometrics.info. The certificate program is called Geographic Information Systems Certificate. There is no time limit to finish 8 courses to complete the program.

 


 

NAIT (Alberta): This College is ranked 76 according to webometrics.info. They offer online certificate program and also online GIS courses. To know more about the program go to their GIS program website.

 


 

Okanagan College (British Columbia): This College is ranked 130 according to webometrics.info. They offer online variety of GIS courses and also the certificate program. To know more about the program go to their GIS program website.

 


 

SAIT College (Alberta): This College is ranked 88 according to webometrics.info. This College offer part online program in GIS Data Management Certificate of Achievement. It is a certificate program which has four courses, each courses run 15 weeks. SAIT Polytechnic College also offer other different kinds of GIS courses and bachelor degree in it. To know more about the program go to their GIS program website.

 


 

Seneca College (Ontario): This College is ranked 90 according to webometrics.info. They offer online program in the Geographic Information System. To receive the certificate you have to finish 8 courses and go to their website to find more about the program.

 


 

St. Lawrence College (Ontario): This College offer part time online program in Geographic Information Systems. It is a certificate program. To know more about the program go to their GIS program website.

 


 

Vancouver Island University (British Columbia): This University is rank 63 according to webometrics.info. The certificate program is called Advanced Diploma in GIS Applications and it is 16 months online course, you have option to take face to face setting which is an intense 8 months course.