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GIS technicians are in high demand and OCCC has the degree to help

Get an associate degree in geographic information systems at OCCC

    (Published: 07-24-18)

associate degree in Geographic information systems

Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC) is pleased to offer an associate degree in geographic information systems (GIS), a field in which qualified technicians are in high demand.

Essentially, GIS is a computer system designed to capture, store and manipulate geographically referenced information. Banks, media outlets, municipalities, government agencies, oil and gas companies, scientists, researchers and engineering firms use GIS. Organizations such as the Oklahoma Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration, Tinker Air Force Base, Cox Communications, City of Oklahoma City, Hobby Lobby and more, rely on skilled technicians to keep up with the constant changes in technology.

Map the world with an associate in applied science degree in Computer Aided Technology - Geographic Information Systems (GIS) from OCCC. For more information, contact Professor John Helton at 405.682.7888 or

OCCC enrolls more than 20,000 students annually. The college is currently the largest adult basic education provider in the state. OCCC offers a full range of associate degree programs that prepare students to transfer to baccalaureate institutions while other degree and certificate programs prepare students for immediate employment. At OCCC, students receive a quality education with small class sizes, dedicated professors and leadership opportunities. Students can choose from more than 60 major fields of study and participate in any of the 40+ clubs and organizations. For more information about OCCC, visit