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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GISCI Proudly Welcomes Halff as the Newest GISCI-Designated Endorsing Employer

The GIS Certification Institute (GISCI) is thrilled to announce the addition of Halff as its latest GISCI-designated Endorsing Employer. This partnership underscores Halff's dedication to excellence within the geospatial community and its commitment to fostering professional development and expertise in the geospatial industry.

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Official guidelines for GIS (geographic information system) professionals.

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Information for students interested in a GIS career.

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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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