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Geographic Information Science for Resource Management

Geographic Information Science for Resource Management is a certificate program. Geographic Information Systems (GIS) use modern technology to automate, integrate, analyze and communicate spatially-based information. You will develop skills and acquire knowledge through a hands-on approach to GIS software and related skills and technologies.

These include:

  • mapping and compassing
  • air photo interpretation
  • Global Positioning Systems
  • remote sensing and image analysis
  • computer programming
  • database design

Selected courses for this program are available through distance and/or continuing education. The program is available full-time at Saskatchewan Polytechnic campus in Prince Albert. For complete program information, check the program page.

Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) and transfer credit may be options for receiving credit. For further information see the PLAR page or the transfer credit page.


Your studies will focus on the basic features of Microsoft Access. You will create simple tables, queries, forms and reports. You will also modify database elements such as fields and records.

CRNStart DateFeeLocation
CRN: 201403-570March 23, 2015 - May 29, 2015
Registration Deadline: April 10, 2015
Register Online
$199.00Online
CRN: 201502-92September 8, 2015 - November 13, 2015
Registration Deadline: September 28, 2015
$207.00Online
CRN: 201503-71January 11, 2016 - March 18, 2016
Registration Deadline: January 29, 2016
$207.00Online
CRN: 201503-72March 20, 2016 - May 27, 2016
Registration Deadline: April 8, 2016
$207.00Online
Your studies will introduce you to basic skills in the use of PowerPoint software for designing, editing and delivering presentations. You will learn the fundamentals of web publishing for simple web page development.

CRNStart DateFeeLocation
CRN: 201403-564March 23, 2015 - May 29, 2015
Registration Deadline: April 10, 2015
Register Online
$199.00Online
CRN: 201502-87September 8, 2015 - November 13, 2015
Registration Deadline: September 28, 2015
$207.00Online
CRN: 201503-63January 11, 2016 - March 18, 2016
Registration Deadline: January 29, 2016
$207.00Online
CRN: 201503-64March 20, 2016 - May 27, 2016
Registration Deadline: April 8, 2016
$207.00Online

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