Geographical Information Science

Concentration in Geographic Information Science

Professional occupations in Geographical Information Systems (GIS) are growing rapidly in Canada and around the world. There is an ever-increasing demand for skilled professionals with an advanced level of GIS education. Our Geographical Information Science program is designed to provide both the specialized problem-solving skills and broad spatial modeling background that are required for decision support in fields as diverse as environmental management, urban planning, infrastructure design and marketing.


Geography majors graduating from the University of Lethbridge with a Concentration in Geographical Information Science have career possibilities in a number of exciting and dynamic occupations in firms that specialize in marketing, environmental science, civil engineering consulting, forestry management or energy transmission, to name only a few. As a University of Lethbridge student you will have access to advanced technologies and research expertise, and gain practical skills using state-of-the-art software.