Geographic Information Systems Technology at Brookhaven

The GIS Technology program at Brookhaven will prepares students for a career in a high-growth industry, especially for those on an engineering path. Our faculty draw on their knowledge and experience to ensure student success.

Brookhaven College Geotechnology Institute

Brookhaven College is the site of the Brookhaven College Geotechnology Institute, built in 1999 through a cooperative partnership between the college, geotechnical professional societies and the local oil and gas community. The facility houses the GIS program and also includes:

  • Continuing education courses for geoscience professionals, plus full-service meeting and conference facilities
  • Training for teachers of grades K-12 on how to use GIS and GPS systems to combine learning, fun and community service, the only source for this certified training in Texas
  • Interactive programs for students with organizations such as the American Association of University Women's "Expanding Your Horizons in Math and Science" and the Boy Scouts of America Merit Badge College Scholarships