I am updating and reposting this info originally posted in 2009. I recently came across some iPhone App Development lectures on iTunes U from a number of universities and colleges.
Here is a list of some places offering GIS courses, certificates or degrees. Many have online and in-person classes. I was trying to focus on local and low cost options here (Feel free to add more or update).
- iTunes U – Apple iTunes. Search for lectures on GIS or Geographic Information Systems. You may need a free iTunes account.
- UCLA Extension – UCLA Summer Institute
- Rio Hondo College – www.riohondo.edu GIS Certificate
- Long Beach City College – www.lbcc.edu
- Pasadena City College – www.pasadena.edu
- UC Riverside Extension – www.extension.ucr.edu – GIS, also have planning courses.
- Cal State Long Beach Extension – www.uces.csulb.edu
- USC – http://college.usc.edu/gist/home/ (certificate and now masters degree, but not cheap)
- Pierce College – www.piercecollege.edu
- ESRI – www.esri.com (some free training, some not)
- LA Trade Tech – Community & Econ. Development Dept. (GIS Certificate. Near downtown LA)
- University of Redlands (near ESRI) – Masters program
- Planetizen – www.planetizen.com
- Community College of Southern Nevada – GIS Certificate under Computing & Info Tech Dept. (Henderson, NV – near Las Vegas)
- Cal State Northridge (CSUN) – GIS Certificate (Updated 2/2012)