What is a GISP?

The GISP is a designation awarded to qualified professionals in the geographic information systems (GIS) field that certifies their knowledge and experience.

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Why the GISP?

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The Newest GISCI Endorsing Employer is ENTRUST Solutions Group

The GIS Certification Institute (GISCI) is pleased to announce ENTRUST Solutions Group as the newest GISCI-designated Endorsing Employer. ENTRUST Solutions Group is one of the fastest-growing engineering and data solutions firms in the country, focusing on gas and electric utilities, data solutions, telecommunications, pipelines, and industrial solutions.


GISCI Is Looking For a Few Good Endorsers

The GIS Certification Institute (GISCI) unveiled the GISCI Endorsement Designation Program, a strategic initiative designed to amplify the significance of the GIS Professional (GISP) Certification within the geospatial community in 2022.

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GISCI Endorsing Employers


The GIS Certification Institute (GISCI) is a nonprofit 501(c)6 organization incorporated in 2002. The GIS Certification Institute (GISCI) promotes the advancement of proficient GIS professionals through its international GISP (Certified GIS Professional) certification program. The Institute fosters rigorous professional and ethical standards, community engagement, and professional mentoring within the GIS industry.

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