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GIS III: Web GIS - Learn to Share and Manipulate Spatial Data in the Web Environment. 

Online geospatial technologies move the power of GIS from a local environment to everyone within the reach of the internet. The main goals of the course are to introduce students to many aspects of Web based GIS. Students will gain the abilities to create online maps, share and manipulate spatial data in the web environment, collect spatial data using mobile applications, and create web applications for GIS - skills that are in high demand in many industries. This course is intended for those with desktop GIS experience wanting to learn online GIS skills.

Course Highlights:

  • Spatial data in web environment
  • Online maps
  • Story maps
  • Web applications
  • Mobile data collection

Learning Outcome:

  • Have the ability to create and publish web maps
  • Add, manipulate, and analyze spatial data using web GIS
  • Create web applications for spatial data collection, analysis, visualization, and to share decision making tools with the public
  • Experience with ArcGIS Online from ESRI for the most common online GIS tasks

Course typically offered: Online in Fall and Spring

Enrollment will be closed three weekdays before course start date. 

Software: Students will use ArcGIS Pro by ESRI in this course. The license for this software is included with purchase of the program textbooks. NOTE - a computer with  Microsoft Windows 10+ operating system is required.

Please visit this page for information on installing Esri software in a virtual environment.

Prerequisites: Completion of GIS II: Spatial Analysis required.

Next steps: Upon completion of this course, consider taking GIS IV: 3-D Display and Analysis of Spatial Data to continue learning.

Contact: For more information about this course, please contact

Related Certificate Programs: Geographic Information Systems

Course Number: CSE-41393
Credit: 3.00 unit(s)
Related Certificate Programs: Geographic Information Systems

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