Geospatial training, education and professional development programs throughout the Mid-Atlantic region:

Delaware | Maryland | New Jersey | North Carolina | Pennsylvania | Virginia | Washington, DC | West Virginia |
Mid-Atlantic | Virtual


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Community College of Baltimore County

The Community College of Baltimore County offers courses in GIS, remote sensing, and application development in degree and certificate programs.

Salisbury University

Salisbury University, Salisbury, MD

Offers an undergraduate degree in Geography and Geosciences and a Master of Science in GIS Management.

Towson University

Towson University, Towson, MD

University of Maryland Baltimore County

The University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) offers GIS courses towards a Certificate Program as well as a Masters in Professional Studies: Geographic Information Systems at its Shady Grove campus in Rockville, MD.

University of Maryland Eastern Shore

The University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES) offers GIS courses and workshops at its GIS Lab in Princess Anne, MD.  On-line courses are also offered.

Washington College

Washington College in Chestertown, MD offers GIS training courses during its Geospatial Technology Summer Institute.

New Jersey

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North Carolina

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Applied Technology Institute (ATI)

George Mason University

George Mason University; campuses throughout Northern Virginia, although most GIS courses are offered at the Prince William County campus.

University of Mary Washington

The University of Mary Washington offers GIS, geography, and geospatial analysis courses towards an undergraduate major, a certificate program, and a masters degree.

Virginia Commonwealth University, Center for Environmental Studies

The Virginia Commonwealth University, Center for Environmental Studies (VCU CES) in Richmond, VA offers courses in GIS, remote sensing, and GPS.

Virginia Tech Center for Environmental Applications in Remote Sensing

The Virginia Tech Center for Environmental Applications in Remote Sensing in Blacksburg, VA, offers remote sensing and GIS courses.

Washington, DC

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West Virginia

West Virginia University

The West Virginia GIS Technical Center, Department of Geology & Geography at West Virginia University in Morgantown, WV, offers GIS training classes.


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  • GIS Certification Institute


Penn State Online Geospatial Education

Penn State offers an online master’s degree program in GIS.  Students can earn the 11 credit certificate in GIS in one year by successfully completing three required courses and one elective.  Those credits can be applied to the 35-credit master’s degree, which can be earned by part-time students in three years by taking one course at a time and four courses per year.