Training Resources

The NYS GIS Association has compiled a list of Training Resources as a service to our members.  For information on upcoming Association webinars, please see the Home page and Event Calendar.  For all other training, please contact the course provider for additional information.

Free Training and Webinars

If you already have GIS software, the tutorial that came with it is a great place to start

  • Esri offers numerous free training seminars on their website (check Free training)
  • Esri Learn ArcGIS (some lessons require membership in an ArcGIS organization)
  • QGIS Training Materials

NYS GIS Association Resources

  • For information on upcoming Association webinars, please see the Home page and Event Calendar
  • Find meetings and events near you using the Regions menu at the top of the page
  • NYS GIS Association Professional Development Resources
  • NYS GIS Association Professional Development Resources Archive

Training and Webinars

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention GIS Training
  • eGIS Associates Free Webinars
  • Download the iTunes U app for free GIS courses on your iPhone or iPad
  • GIS Lounge GIS MOOC and Training List
  • MIT OpenCourseWare (search for GIS)
  • Pace University Desktop GIS MOOC Instructional Videos
  • Pace University Free 12-week Desktop ArcGIS Course
  • Penn State Online Geospatial Education Program Office Webinars
  • Pennsylvania Spatial Data Access (PASDA) Tutorials
  • Tufts GIS Tip Sheets and Tutorials
  • Udemy Basic Hydrology

Training and Education – Cost Associated

  • Discover Data Science GIS Degree Program Guide
  • Columbia University Department of Environmental Health Sciences GIS Workshop
  • eGIS Associates Geospatial & IT TrainingValue
  • Harvard University Center for Geographic Analysis Training
  • Hunter College, CUNY, Department of Geography
  • Miller Mountain Courses (Use coupon code NYSGIS for 50% discount)
  • Monroe Community College, SUNY, Department of Geography
  • Pratt Institute GIS and Design CertificateProgram
  • TeachMeGIS GIS Training Center
  • University at Albany, SUNY, Department of Geography and Planning MSGIS Program
  • University of Kenucky New Maps Plus Online Graduate Program
  • University of Minnesota U-Spatial Training
  • University of North Alabama Online GIS Analyst Certificate Program
  • Washington College GIS Program