Geographic Information Systems

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University of Maine at Machias
If you’re already in the workforce and need to add geospatial technology skills to your toolkit, the Certificate in Geographic Information Systems Applications is just right for you.


The UMM certificate program offers GIS courses in a hybrid format, blending the convenience of online learning with the support of face-to-face interaction with college faculty. Each hybrid course features:

  • Three weekend days of on-campus instruction at beginning, middle and end of the semester
  • Hands-on laboratory exercises you can do on your own computer
  • Free, professional GIS software
  • Online lecture videos that bring personal instruction to you
  • Service projects with real-world applications of GIS
  • Accessible, helpful faculty ready to communicate via phone, web chat or video conferencing

For more information, please contact Tora Johnson, service center director and GIS instructor at or (207) 255-1214.