The Imagery Analysis program is designed to prepare students to analyze, interpret, and communicate vital imagery information taken from a variety of sensors and present them in a professional, comprehendible manner to decision makers in both the government and civilian sector.
The Imagery Analysis certificate will concentrate on distinguishing imagery from various platforms and sensors, conventional imagery exploitation techniques, and imagery interpretation principles. Students will identify key features and obtain precise measurements within the area of interest, integrate and interpret maps and charts as they relate to imagery, and develop imagery information dissemination skills. Students will acquire a variety of skills ranging from UAS general knowledge to a precise depiction of the imagery objective. Students receive hands-on training varying from still satellite imagery to Full Motion Video UAS derived imagery.
This program is designed to prepare students to analyze, interpret, and communicate vital imagery information taken from a variety of sensors and present them in a professional, comprehendible manner to decision makers in both the government and civilian sector.
Geospatial Information Scientists and Technologists research or develop geospatial technologies. They may produce maps, tables, or reports using spatial analysis procedures or geographic information systems (GIS) technology.
According to CAREERwise, the median hourly pay as a Geographic Information Systems Technician in the state of Minnesota is $35.97 per hour. The employment outlook through 2024 is not known due to data not yet available in this new and emerging career feild.
According to ISEEK, Minnesota's career, education and job resource, employment for Imagery Analysis in the state of Minnesota from 2010-2020 is Geospatial Information Technologists
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|Course #||Course Name||Credit(s)|
|IMAG 1100||Imagery Intelligence||3 credits|
|IMAG 1101||Remote Sensing||3 credits|
|IMAG 1103||Imagery Software/Mapping||4 credits|
|IMAG 2100||Writing/Presentation||4 credits|
|IMAG 2102||Practical IA||5 credits|
|IMAG 2305||Practical Imagery Applic||4 credits|
|JOUR 1101||Mass Communications||3 credits|
|NSCI 1103||Geology||4 credits|
|TOTAL COURSE CREDITS:||30 credits|
Students achieving assessment scores below the established minimums must register and successfully complete (with a grade of C or better) the required developmental courses in order to meet graduation requirements.
The college minimum scores for the Accuplacer Assessment test are as follows:
Reading Comprehension: 64
Northland Community & Technical College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
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