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Knowledge of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is an increasingly sought after skill in industries from agriculture to public health. This Specialization, offered in partnership with ArcGIS developer Esri, will teach the skills you need to successfully use GIS software in a professional setting. You will learn how to analyze your spatial data, use cartography techniques to communicate your results in maps, and collaborate with peers in GIS and GIS-dependent fields. In the final Capstone Project, you will create a professional-quality GIS portfolio piece using a combination of data identification and collection, analytical map development, and spatial analysis techniques.

Interested in learning advanced GIS topics? Check out the Spatial Data Analysis and Visualization MasterTrack™ Program.

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25%
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100% 在线课程
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初级
完成时间大约为6 个月
建议 7 小时/周
英语(English)
字幕:英语(English)
学生职业成果
53%
完成此 专项课程 后开始了新的职业。
25%
加薪或升职。
可分享的证书
完成后获得证书
100% 在线课程
立即开始,按照自己的计划学习。
灵活的计划
设置并保持灵活的截止日期。
初级
完成时间大约为6 个月
建议 7 小时/周
英语(English)
字幕:英语(English)

此专项课程包含 5 门课程

课程1

课程 1

Fundamentals of GIS

4.8
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课程2

课程 2

GIS 数据格式、设计与评估

4.9
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327 条评论
课程3

课程 3

Geospatial and Environmental Analysis

4.8
889 个评分
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课程4

课程 4

Imagery, Automation, and Applications

4.9
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  • Yes! To get started, click the course card that interests you and enroll. You can enroll and complete the course to earn a shareable certificate, or you can audit it to view the course materials for free. When you subscribe to a course that is part of a Specialization, you’re automatically subscribed to the full Specialization. Visit your learner dashboard to track your progress.

  • Yes, Coursera provides financial aid to learners who cannot afford the fee. Apply for it by clicking on the Financial Aid link beneath the "Enroll" button on the left. You'll be prompted to complete an application and will be notified if you are approved. You'll need to complete this step for each course in the Specialization, including the Capstone Project. Learn more.

  • When you enroll in the course, you get access to all of the courses in the Specialization, and you earn a certificate when you complete the work. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free. If you cannot afford the fee, you can apply for financial aid.

  • This course is completely online, so there’s no need to show up to a classroom in person. You can access your lectures, readings and assignments anytime and anywhere via the web or your mobile device.

  • This Specialization doesn't carry university credit, but some universities may choose to accept Specialization Certificates for credit. Check with your institution to learn more.

  • You will have your choice of several capstone project to demonstrate your mastery of the Specialization content. The project will highlight your skill in data analysis and display your results on a professional quality map. You will be able to share your project digitally or in print.

  • The Specialization uses ArcGIS for Desktop. Instructions will be provided inside the course to download a free educational license. Please check below to make sure your computer meets the requirements to run ArcGIS.

  • We use the Esri suite of products in this specialization because it is in the most demand across the broadest set of industries. We cover ArcGIS Desktop, specifically ArcMap and ArcCatalog, with an introduction to ArcGIS Online. Learners comfortable with computers will be able to take what is learned in these classes and apply it to other GIS systems, though they are not explicitly taught in this specialization.

  • ArcGIS requires a computer running Microsoft Windows, please visit Esri’s website to view the current system requirements for ArcGIS Desktop: http://desktop.arcgis.com/en/desktop/latest/get-started/system-requirements/arcgis-desktop-system-requirements.html.

    If you would like to take the course using a Mac, it is possible, but you must feel comfortable setting up and installing Microsoft Windows on your Mac, either using virtualization software such as VirtualBox (free), BootCamp (free), Parallels, or VMWare. If you do not already have a Windows license, a free trial is available, but then you may be required to purchase a license in the future. A forum post in the first course includes tips from other students who have gone through the courses using a Mac to help you get set up. Still, getting the software set up on a Mac (or Linux) is ultimately up to you and not currently a supported configuration for this course. We hope to offer cross-platform training in the near future.

  • This specialization is for beginners, and assumes no pre-existing knowledge of GIS. Pre-existing knowledge in GIS will help you to absorb concepts more quickly, but is not required.

  • Students need to pay the specialization fee, verify their identity (requires a webcam and physical keyboard). To learn more about the verification process please visit: https://www.coursera.org/signature/. If you have issues with the verification process please visit the troubleshooting page: https://learner.coursera.help/hc/en-us/articles/201212579-Verification-Troubleshooting

  • All courses in the specialization, except the final capstone project, have sessions that begin weekly, so if you miss a session or fall behind, you can enroll when you're ready. Courses each take about 4 weeks to complete, depending on the pace you follow. The capstone project runs approximately every 8 weeks in order to ensure enough students are in the course to give feedback and grades. The capstone project also takes longer (recommended time is about 8 weeks).

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