MassGIS often receives inquiries from people seeking GIS training. The links below are an effort to assemble a list of GIS educational opportunities in and near Massachusetts. This directory is provided merely as a service and does not constitute an endorsement of any particular program. If you are aware of additional programs for this list, please send the pertinent information to

Private GIS Software Focused Training 

Caliper Corporation - Maptitude
1172 Beacon Street, Suite 300
Newton MA 02461-9926, USA

Environmental Systems Research Institute - ArcGIS
55 Ferncroft Road
One Corporate Place, Suite 300
Danvers, Massachusetts 01923 

New Urban Research - ArcGIS
New Urban Research, Inc.
2301 NW Thurman, Suite S
Portland, Oregon 97210
(occasional local classes)

PitneyBowes - MapInfo
One Global View
Troy, New York, 12180

Massachusetts State Universities

Bridgewater State University
131 Summer Street
Bridgewater, MA 02325

Fitchburg State University
160 Pearl Street
Fitchburg, MA 01420-2697

Framingham State University
100 State Street
Framingham, MA 01701-9101

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
375 Church St
North Adams, MA 01247-4100

Salem State University
352 Lafayette Street
Salem, MA 01970

Westfield State University
577 Western Avenue
Westfield, MA 01086-1630

Worcester State University
486 Chandler Street
Worcester, MA 01602

University of Massachusetts

Amherst Campus
Department of Geosciences
611 North Pleasant Street
233 Morrill Science Center
Amherst, MA 01003-9297

Boston Campus
100 Morrissey Boulevard
Dorchester, MA 02125-3393

Lowell Campus
One University Avenue
Lowell, MA 01854


Community Colleges

Berkshire Community College
1350 West Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201

Bristol Community College
777 Elsbree Street,
Fall River, MA 02720

Cape Cod Community College
2240 Iyannough Road
West Barnstable, MA 02668

Holyoke Community College
303 Homestead Avenue
Holyoke, MA 01040

Springfield Technical Community College
Armory Square
Springfield, MA 01102-9000

Private Colleges and Universities

Boston University
Stone Science Building
675 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215

Boston College
140 Commonwealth Avenue
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

Clark University
950 Main Street
Worcester, MA 01610

Harvard University
Massachusetts Hall
Cambridge, MA 02138

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139-4307

Northeastern University
50 Nightingale Hall
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115-9959

Suffolk University
73 Tremont Street
Boston, MA 02115-9959

Tufts University
97 Talbot Avenue
Medford, MA 02155

Nearby Out of State Locations

University of New Hampshire
Durham, NH 03824

Brown University
45 Prospect Street
Providence, RI 02912 

University of Connecticut
369 Fairfield Way
Storrs, CT 06269