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Questions tagged [certification]

A recognized credential within the field of GIS often granted by an institute of higher education, a professional society, or a software vendor.

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Certified Mapping Scientist, GIS/LIS – ASPRS [closed]

I'm looking for a bit of a resume boost with a certification / professional recognition. I'm aware of GISP, but I'm wondering if anyone has any input on the Certified Mapping Scientist, GIS/LIS from ...
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Do Esri developer certifications expire?

Does the Esri Web Application Developer certification expire after some period of time? If so, how long?
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Is there a professional certification available for QGIS users?

I have heard some rumors about a QGIS professional certification program. I have found some documentation on it at https://hub.qgis.org/wiki/17/Certification but have been unable to find any other ...
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Satisfying the 'Contribution to the Profession' requirement of the GISP-AP Certification, does GIS SE make the cut?

Does participation in moderated online communities such as GIS SE count towards satisfying the 'Contribution to the Profession' requirement of the GISP-AP Certification issued by the Survey and ...
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ArcGIS Desktop Associate certification [closed]

Does someone have any material that can help in Certification of ArcGIS Desktop Associate?
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Can MOOCs Count towards the GISP course points?

I am looking to obtain my GISP, and I am wondering if Massive Open Online Course (MOOCs) can count towards the GISP course points if the MOOC is related to GIS?
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ArcGIS Desktop Professional Certification - opinions now that it has been a around a few years [closed]

When I first heard about the ArcGIS Desktop Professional Certification, I was interested in obtaining this. I took the practice exam but did not do too well since there were many questions pertaining ...
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Where to find books or course materials to help prepare for Esri Technical Certification in ArcGIS Desktop and Developer? [closed]

Where I can find books or course materials to help prepare for Esri Technical Certification in ArcGIS Desktop and Developer?
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What are the most tangible benefits to getting your GISP or ESRI Certs? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: GISP - Value of being certified? Looks like I'm only a few presentations or other "contributions to the Profession" points away from being able to apply for my GISP. Has ...
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Short-term utility of ArcGIS/GIS certifications? [closed]

(Correct me if this belongs in meta) For undergraduate students considering a career using GIS but who will not be graduating with a degree in it, is it a worthwhile investment of time to pursue a GIS ...
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Are Online Certs worth their weight? [closed]

No GIS Certification Programs in my area...Are Online Certs worth their weight? Background Information: Currently a Computer Science student, with 3 semesters remaining. My college doesn't offer any ...
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Professional Certificates for GIS [closed]

Which professional certificates are most desired by employers seeking GIS professionals? Are there any online courses available online that provides certification?
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ESRI Web Application Developer Certification

Does anyone know if there are any sample questions available for the ESRI Web Application Developer Certification exam? ESRI has released 3 sample questions for this test: http://downloads2.esri.com/...
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Format and value of Esri Technical Certification? [closed]

Starting mid-January you will be able to register for a series of Technical Certifications from Esri and I was interested in doing this, but have not been able to find out too much information about ...
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GIS Certification [closed]

I have a question regarding GIS certification. My main goal is to develop GIS web applications. Currently I am a developer with over 20 years building software and for the past 10 building web ...