OI4-2 - GIS&T positions and qualifications

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Learning Objectives: 
  • Discuss the status of professional and academic certification in GIS&T
  • Identify the standard occupational codes that are relevant to GIS&T
  • Identify the qualifications needed for a particular GIS&T position
  • Discuss how a code of ethics might be applied within an organization
  • Explain why it has been difficult for many agencies and organizations to define positions and roles for GIS&T professionals
  • Describe the differences between licensing, certification, and accreditation in relation to GIS&T positions and qualifications