Graduate Certificate in Geographic Information Systems (Co-op)

Algonquin College

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Graduate Certificate in Geographic Information Systems (Co-op)
Duration1 Year
LevelMasters Certificate Program
  • The program is designed to introduce GIS technologies and concepts to students with the previously obtained degree or diploma in a related field
  • It trains students on GIS technology, cartography, remote sensing and image analysis, programming and application customization, database design and web GIS 
  • Graduates will be equipped with creating digital geographic data  for use in GIS applications and digital mapping, analyzing complex geographic data, etc.
  • Graduates of this program can get employment in jobs where GIS is a main tool of use and information technology is the primary focus
  • This program offers one cooperative education (Co-op) Work Term(s) option of four months duration



Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & fees1124487 INR
Hostel & Meals591835 INR
Insurance40187 INR
Transportation25810 INR
Books and Supplies121023 INR
Student Activity Fee24135 INR
Residence application fee4331 INR
Miscellaneous Expense66401 INR
Personal Expenses245280 INR
Technology Fee18419 INR
Health Service Fees2310 INR
Total1139731 INR

Entry Criteria

Class 12thNo specific cutoff mentioned
  • Applicants must hold a university degree in a related field or equivalent with department approval
  • Applicants must hold a Bachelor’s degree with a cumulative GPA (CGPA) of 55% or higher and university transcripts, with 6 or fewer retakes for a 3-year bachelor, and 8 or fewer retakes for a 4+ year bachelor
ExamsTOEFL: 88
  • With the minimum of 22 in each component

IELTS: 6.5
  • With a minimum of 6.0 in each band

PTE: 60

Additional info
  • Applicants may be required to complete the Assessment for Advanced Programs (ELAAP-IT) administered by the Test Centre for which a fee of $50 (subject to change)
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