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Geomatics

Programs to jumpstart your geomatics career

Get hands-on training at NSCC's Centre of Geographic Sciences (COGS). COGS is Canada's largest geomatics-focused learning environment. View programs

Why choose a career in geographic sciences?

  • Globally, there are more geomatics jobs than skilled graduates.
  • Geomatics professionals help make sense of the world by collecting, analyzing, interpreting and presenting data.
  • Every industry uses geomatics. It's mapping health trends, monitoring pipelines across oceans, positioning satellites or tracking how endangered species interact in the wild.
  • Evidence gathered through surveying, mapping, remote sensing and geospatial activity is used to build knowledge within a variety of sectors. Working with colleagues in business and government, geomatics experts help inform geological, environmental and biological policy.