Continuing Education

ARCGIS Technology


The location where your NAIT courses will be held.


The type of certification (degree, diploma, certificate) you will earn after completing your program.

  • Degree - NAIT offers a number of business degrees and applied science and technology degrees accredited by Alberta Advanced Education.
    Applied degree programs offer a stronger emphasis on practical applications of the concepts learned in the classroom
  • Diplomas & Certificates - These credit programs take 1 or 2 years and lead to government approved and industry-recognized credentials.
  • Journeyman Certificate - Hands-on and expert-led apprenticeship and industry training for skilled trades and technology professionals.
  • Continuing Education/Non-Credit - NAIT offers a wide range of non-credit programs and courses for personal and professional development in a number of interesting and exciting fields. These options are great for people who may be working but are interested in studying as well.

Delivery Options

The flexible schedule options for this course including time of day and full/part-time.

  • On-Campus Day - Your course activity is done in-person Monday - Friday, before 5 PM.
  • On-Campus Evening/Weekend - Your course activity is done in-person on weekdays from 5 PM or later, or Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Online Day - Your course activity is done online Monday - Friday, before 5 PM.
  • Online Evening/Weekend - Your course activity is done online on weekdays from 5 PM or later, or Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Online Flexible Delivery - Your course activity is not scheduled and therefore you can determine when to do the coursework.
  • Both On-Campus and Virtual - Some of your coursework will be in-person, on campus and some will be done online.

Take your GIS talents to a whole new level

Discover ArcGIS, the geospatial industry's most widely used software. Learn about the foundations of the technology while gaining ample hands-on experience. Explore all aspects of the ArcGIS software, from simple data loading to high-level programming, and from spatial analysis to developing tools. Develop skills in GIS cartography, remote sensing, and Oracle database software.

Enter the workforce with confidence

Completion of this program will give you the practical tools in ArcGIS used in today’s industry. Governments and transportation agencies, utility and telecommunications companies, and defense and intelligence organizations rely on ArcGIS technology’s geospatial processing capabilities for map production, data analysis and data sharing, infrastructure management, and land management.

After completion

An ArcGIS Technology Specialty Certificate will be awarded upon completion of the 7 core program courses and 2 options.