First-Time GISP® Applications

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Recertifying GISP®

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GISCI Welcomes New June 2023 GISPs

The June 2023 GISCI Geospatial Core Technical Knowledge Exam is complete and The GISCI has awarded 136 individuals with their GIS Professional Certification.

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American Association of Geographers (AAG) Appoints Darcy Boellstorff GISCI Board of Directors

The GISCI Board of Directors is pleased to welcome Darcy Boellstorff, Ph.D., GISP to the GISCI Board of Directors. 

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GISCI Announces Five Point Energy as its Newest Endorsing Employer

The GIS Certification Institute (GISCI) is pleased to announce Five Point Energy as the newest GISCI-designated Endorsing Employer. 

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GISCI Announces December 2023 Exam Period

The next testing window for the GISCI Geospatial Core Technical Knowledge Exam® as a part of the GISP Certification has been scheduled and will once again be administered by PSI Online through their worldwide testing facilities in a computer-based testing (CBT) format.   Exam Dates: December 2 - 10, 2023 Location: PSI Worldwide Testing Centers Application Period: Closes two weeks before the testing window begins

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GISCI Announces 2023 Map Contest Winners

The 2023 GISCI Map Contest received 18 entries in the professional category and 6 in the student category. This year's winners included posters from around the world.

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The GIS Certification Institute (GISCI) is a non-profit organization that 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.