Funded by the National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education Program (NSF-ATE), this site has learning modules to help make clear the value of GIS skills, and the depth/breadth of potential for a GIS career.
This webpage from the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA) lists over 200 universities and colleges offering GIS education in some form or another in addition to information about the GIS field in general, the GIS professional certification program, career opportunities and much more.
Palomar College offers a Certificate of Achievement, a Certificate of Proficiency in GIS, and an Associate’s Degree in GIS. The GIS program at Palomar College provides theoretical and technical training to students who are interested in pursuing an exciting and rewarding career in this ever-growing field. The entire program can be completed with as little as two semesters of part time studies.
UC San Diego Extended Studies offers a Specialized Certificate in Geographic Information Systems. Current UC San Diego undergraduate students can apply for the UC San Diego Student Grant Program for tuition support.
Created by the Maps and Geography Round Table of the American Library Association, this core competency document will help librarians, supervisors and those getting an education in GIS, Maps or Map Cataloging to understand basic requirements and skill sets for these disciplines.
Run by renowned Michael Goodchild and self described as: "Spatial@ucsb is an innovative university-wide resource and research center at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Its mission is to facilitate the integration of spatial thinking into processes for learning and discovery in the natural, social, and behavioral sciences, to promote excellence in engineering and applied sciences, and to enhance creativity in the arts and humanities."