NSCC's Centre of Geographic Sciences (COGS) is Canada's leading geomatics-focused training environment. We offer programs ranging in length from 18 weeks to 1 year.
If you have a high school diploma and are interested in starting a career in geographic information systems or surveying, check out our entry-level programs.
- Geographic Information Systems Technician
Obtain a solid grounding in the basics of geographic sciences and the geomatics tools and technology you need to build a successful career.
- Survey Technician
Develop skills in the surveying profession. Embark on a challenging, high-tech career that gets you outdoors and provides a wide range of opportunities in geomatics.
If you have a college diploma, certificate or university degree, and are interested in a map-making, planning or geomatics technology career, explore our diploma programs.
- Geographic Information Systems (GIS) - Cartography and Geovisualization
Combine your interests in art, design, science and technology.
- Geomatics Engineering Technology
Enhance your surveying skills and experience by developing a broader understanding of the theoretical concepts used in geomatics.
If you have a college diploma or university degree in a geomatics related field (geography, geology, archaeology, forestry, resource management or another related topic), our graduate certificate programs take your training to the next level.
- Forest Geomatics and Biometrics Technology
Develop specialized skills to sustainably manage forest inventory, plan harvests and forecast ecological response through the practical, real-world application of current technologies.
- Geographic Information Systems
This graduate certificate is an intensive post-graduate level program designed to provide you with a sound basis in geographic information management systems.
- Geospatial Data Analytics
Combine advanced geographic information systems with data analytics to solve challenging, real-world problems. From predicting the spread of infectious diseases to identifying areas with untapped market potential, you work with cutting-edge geospatial tools to discover new and valuable insights in data.
- Marine Geomatics
Process, analyze and interpret data captured in the terrestrial, marine and coastal environments.
- Remote Sensing
Learn how to interpret and utilize images from Earth Observation systems to solve geospatial problems.
We offer regular webinars about our program offerings. Attend a webinar.