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ST. LAWRENCE COLLEGE, KINGSTON, ONTARIO - PROGRAMS

Kingston, OntarioLOCATION
CollegeSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1967Established Year
  7891Enrollment

Certificate (Geographic Information Systems)

 1 year
 part time
  English
 online

Field of Study


Program Description

  • St. Lawrence College offers a Certificate in Geographic Information Systems for a duration of 1-year.
  • It is an online program offered on a part-time basis.
  • This course is also designed to appeal to people from varying disciplines such as Urban Planning, Civil and Transportation Engineering, Resources, and Business.
  • Results can be displayed in a variety of ways including new maps, tables, charts, or all of these in combination.
  • Online courses are easily identified by CS at the beginning of the course code (i.e. CSSE 65 Accounting Basics 1).
  • To successfully complete this program, participants must complete eight (8) compulsory courses.
  • Part-time students have a maximum of five years to complete the program.
  • SLC graduates have many options to continue their studies with post-secondary institutions across Canada and around the world.
  • Graduates from the program may find employment opportunities with private companies and nonprofit organizations as well as city, regional and federal agencies as Cartographers, etc.
  • The average salary of the program goes up to 34,000USD.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Certificate
Duration1 year
Delivery TypePart Time
Language Proficiency IELTS,TOEFL,PTE
Program Urlhttps://www.stlawrencecollege.ca/programs-and-courses/full-time/programs/a_m/geographic-informati...

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Students that have successfully complete the program must hold an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (O.S.S.D.) or equivalent from a recognized college or university.
  • Students must qualify for mature student status (19 years of age or older).

Indian Student Eligibility:

  • The students must have completed 10th and intermediate i.e 12th grade which has the minimum with 60% marks.
  • The minimum qualification required to attend this program is a higher secondary school certificate.
  • Copies of original documents should be attested by the educational institution.
  • School Record of Diploma/Degree certificate Mark sheets for each year of study is required.

Along with the minimum eligibility requirements, international students hailing from non-English speaking countries need to prove English proficiency through IELTS/TOEFL/any equivalent test.


Required Document List

Following are the required documents:

  • CV/Resume: Outline of academic achievements and/or awards, publications, relevant work, and/or volunteer experience.
  • Official Transcript: Submit copies of an official transcript from post-secondary institutions attended in PDF format.
  • Official Degree Certificate: It provides proof of degree completion and must be an original copy issued by the institution with an official stamp or seal.
  • Personal Statement: This is a short statement (approximately one page) that details the reason for pursuing graduate studies with this department and their research interests.
  • Statement of Intent: Reasons or intentions for pursuing studies in this program, including a description of prior experience.
  • ELP Scores: Students have to submit their English language proficiency scores like IELTS, TOEFL, or other test scores.


Application Deadline

Applications are accepted throughout the year.


Scores Required

6.0 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

78 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

55 / 75

Avg. Score in

PTE


Fees & Funding

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Room and board$ 5,617
Meal$ 1,275

Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020

VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • A Student VISA authorizes students to study in Canada legally.
  • International students will receive their Study Permits in the form of a paper document which will usually be attached to the passport at the Canadian port of entry.
  • Temporary Resident Visas (TRVs), commonly called Entry Visas, are to be obtained by foreign nationals who require visas to enter Canada, while Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) allows foreign nationals from visa-exempted countries to enter Canada without a visa.
  • At the time of VISA application, students need to provide various documents:
    • Application form and Study Plan
    • Biometrics (fingerprints and photographs)
    • Valid Passport
    • Official SFU Acceptance Letter
    • Financial Evidence

Work Study

The Work-Study Program allows students to take part in research-based projects. Students may work on-campus and off-campus. Students can only start working in Canada when they start their study program. There are no restrictions on the number of hours students can work on campus in addition to working off-campus.

  • During regular school semesters, students can work up to 20 hours.
  • During scheduled breaks in their school year, like during winter and summer holidays, they can work full-time.
  • Students can’t work during a break that comes before the student start their very first school semester.
  • If their program doesn’t have scheduled academic breaks, students can’t work more than 20 hours per week.

Career and Placement after Course

Possible career opportunities are:

  • GIS Developer
  • Conservationist
  • Law Enforcement
  • Cartographer
  • Health Geographer
  • Remote Sensing Analyst
  • Climate Scientist
  • City/Urban Planner


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