GIS MOOC and Training List



There are quite a few MOOC (which stands for Massive Open Online Course) and training courses on the horizon for those wishing to taking GIS related courses.  Listed below is a roundup of courses, training, and workshops that are currently available.

For formal GIS education options leading to a certificate or degree, check out the GIS Programs page.  For conferences and non training based events, visit the GIS conference page.

If there’s a GIS related online course or MOOC missing from the list, please submit it via this form.

GIS MOOC and Training List

GIS related courses are listed in order of the starting month.

December 2017

Geospatial Analysis Project
Starts December 18 and runs for 8 weeks
University of California, Davis MOOC
In this project-based course, you will design and execute a complete GIS-based analysis – from identifying a concept, question or issue you wish to develop, all the way to final data products and maps that you can add to your portfolio.
Free to audit, fee for grading and certificate

February 2018

Earth Imagery at Work
February 7 – March 20, 2018
Esri MOOC: See why imagery is information.

April 2018

April 18 – May 29, 2018
Esri MOOC: Become a smarter mapmaker.

The Location Advantage
April 18 – May 29, 2018
Esri MOOC: Explore how location analytics can be used in business.


September 2018

Do-It-Yourself Geo Apps
September 5 – October 2, 2018
Esri MOOC: Learn how to develop your own geospatial tools.

October 2018

Going Places with Spatial Analysis
October 31 – December 11, 2018
Esri MOOC: Gain a deeper understanding of spatial data analysis.




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