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Geospatial Information Scientist Jobs Aberdeen SD

Training requirements vary by occupation. Workers can enter this field with many different levels of formal education, but relevant computer skills are always needed. Certification may improve an applicant's chances for employment and can help workers maintain adequate skill levels throughout their careers.

Aberdeen Area Career Planning Center
(605) 626-2298
420 S Roosevelt St
Aberdeen, SD
 
South Dakota Career Center
(605) 626-2340
420 S Roosevelt St
Aberdeen, SD
 
South Dakota Department Of Labor - Aberdeen Local Office
(605) 626-2340
420 South Roosevelt St.
Aberdeen, SD
 
South Dakota Department Of Labor - Huron Local Office
(605) 353-7155
380 Illinois Ave. SW
Huron, SD
 
Communication Workers Of America Local 7500
(605) 336-7505
101 S Fairfax Ave
Sioux Falls, SD
 
Cornerstones Career Learning Center -Aberdeen Office
(605) 626-2298
420 South Roosevelt
Aberdeen, SD
 
Employment Usa
(605) 226-2116
714 S Main St Ste 1
Aberdeen, SD
 
Machinist Union Dist Lodge 5
(605) 226-1263
617 S 15th St
Aberdeen, SD
 
United Food & Commercial Workers
(605) 348-9370
922 E Saint Patrick St Ste 2
Rapid City, SD
 
International Union Of Operating Engineers-Local 49
(605) 336-1952
101 S Fairfax Ave
Sioux Falls, SD
 

Geospatial Information Scientist and Technologist Career

Overview of Education & Training

Educational Attainment Breakdown for Geospatial Information Scientists and Technologists

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In-Depth Look at Education & Training

Training requirements vary by occupation. Workers can enter this field with many different levels of formal education, but relevant computer skills are always needed. Certification may improve an applicant's chances for employment and can help workers maintain adequate skill levels throughout their careers.

Education and training. Network and computer systems administrators often are required to have a bachelor's degree, although an associate degree or professional certification, along with related work experience, may be adequate for some positions. Most of these workers begin as computer support specialists before advancing into network or systems administration positions. Common majors for network and systems administrators are computer science, information science, and management information systems (MIS), but a degree in any field, supplemented with computer courses and experience, may be adequate. A bachelor's degree in a computer-related field generally takes 4 years to complete and includes courses in computer science, computer programming, computer engineering, mathematics, and statistics. Most programs also include general education courses such as English and communications. MIS programs usually are part of the business school or college and contain courses such as finance, marketing, accounting, and management, as well as systems design, networking, database management, and systems security.

For network architect and database administrator positions, a bachelor's degree in a computer-related field generally is required, although some employers prefer applicants with a master's degree in business administration (MBA) with a concentration in information systems. MBA programs usually require 2 years of study beyond the undergraduate degree, and, like undergraduate business programs, include courses on finance, marketing, accounting, and management, as well as database management, electronic business, and systems management and design. In addition to formal education, network architects may be required to have several years of relevant work experience.

For Webmasters, an associate degree or certification is sufficient although more advanced positions might require a computer-related bachelor's degree. For telecommunications specialists, employers prefer applicants with an associate degree in electronics or a related field, but for some positions, experience may substitute for formal education. Applicants for security specialist and Web developer positions genera...

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