URISA Education Information

URISA International offers information on GIS-specific education here.

CCURISA Scholarships

Central California URISA was proud to give a $500 scholarship to a deserving CSUB student on GIS Day 2016!  Please check back soon for scholarship opportunities in 2017 and beyond.

Educational Opportunities

Cal State University Bakersfield (CSUB)

NEW GIS Certificate Program announced!  The three-course certificate program will begin January 2017 through the CSUB Extended University.  Courses on GIS Fundamentals, Map Design, and GIS & Decision Making will be provided along with a comprehensive, student-driven Capstone Project.  More information can be found here.


Bakersfield College

BC no longer offers GIS education.


Cal State University Fresno (Fresno State)

FSU offers GIS courses and training within the Department of Earth and Environment Sciences; more information can be found here.


California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo (Cal Poly)

A GIS Minor is available for those students enrolled and can be found within the BioResource & Agricultural Engineering Department.  More information found here.


University of Southern California (USC)

The Dornsife Spatial Sciences Institute offers a certificate and graduate program in GIS.  More information can be found here.