Program Overview : Facilities/Technology
Facilities and Technology
The Resource Analysis Department at Saint Mary’s University is proud to stay on the cutting edge of GIS technology. The department is committed to maintaining awareness of advances in software and data collection methodology.
Lab Facilities: The Twin Cities campus has state of the art labs with the full suite of ArcGIS software. The Winona campus offers 24 hour access to a lab with the full suite of ArcGIS software. Students enrolled in the program also receive a student version of ArcGIS Desktop and ArcGIS Pro software for use at home. Students are also provided with an account to use the ArcGIS Online platform
Hardware: The DIGA615 (Data Acquisition and Location of Things) course exposes learners to a variety of spatial data collection techniques. The department has surveying equipment and several traditional and mobile GPS units available for classroom use and to support student projects.