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Geospatial Technology

Geospatial Technology is a course of study that prepares students to use technical skills and advanced computer hardware and software for programming, database management, and internet applications using geographic data and geographic information systems. This certificate focuses on geographic information systems and Unmanned aerial systems.
The program includes course work in geographic information systems, map design, and layout, photogrammetry, air photo interpretation, remote sensing, spatial analysis, geodesy, cartographic editing, global navigation satellite system technology, and applications to specific industrial, commercial, research, and governmental mapping problems.


Study Options
• Geospatial Technology Certificate [A40220C]

Possible Careers

Graduates should qualify to obtain occupations such as technical service providers, process improvement technicians, engineering technicians, construction technicians, industrial and technology managers, research technicians, field technicians, database and mapping assistants, and commercial UAV pilots (pending successful FAA exam).

Program Outcomes

Candidates who complete UAS111 and UAS115 should be well prepared to take the FAA Part 107 certification exam. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has selected the Mitchell Community College Geospatial Technology program for the Unmanned Aircraft Systems-Collegiate Training Initiative program or the UAS-CTI (https://www. training_initiative/).

Learn More

David Bullins, Director of Public Safety & Geospatial Technologies
(704) 978-5446 office / (704) 775-6620 cell