- Apply to NOVA
- NOVA offers open enrollment for those with a high school diploma or GED.
- Enroll in either GIS 101 or GIS 200
- Fill out Program Placement Form (date, name, student ID)
- Students with advanced standing, may receive credit for courses taken at other colleges and universities. Fill out a Request for Transcript Evaluation 125-049 for each college or university. You must be enrolled before evaluation will take place.
Request for Evaluation of Transcript: NVCC 125-049
Send OFFICIAL transcript to:
Northern Virginia Community College - Reston Center
ATTN: GST Department
1831 Wiehle Avenue, Room 345
Reston, VA 20190
*Students will have the opportunity to schedule an advising meeting with faculty and staff during their first semester to develop a personal academic plan.
National Certification Process
National, professional GIS certification is available from GIS Certification Institute (GISCI) and the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS). Click on the links below to find out more and begin the process!