Training IconMD iMAP and the Maryland Department of Information Technology are dedicated to providing education to improve the understanding and utilization of GIS and GIS-related tools and resources. Opportunities include self-paced instructional documents and videos along with the newly developed Statewide GIS Training program. Find out more using the links provided below.

Training Documents
From beginners to more experienced GIS users, training documents are provided on how to use the many available MD iMAP resources. Find step-by-step instuctions on how to access an image service in MicroStation, add services to desktop software, geocode, build your first ArcGIS Online application and more...

Training Program
The Statewide GIS Training program offers Maryland State employees and contractors opportunities to receive classroom and online tr​aining on topics including ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS Desktop and MD iMAP. Courses are designed for every level user, from novice to expert, with more courses and content continually added.

Esri Training
As part of Esri's Training Program, unlimited e-Learning offerings are available to state employees of Maryland state agencies or contractors doing work on behalf of those state agencies. The self-paced Esri e-Learning offerings include:

  • Web Courses
  • Training Seminars
  • Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)
  • Videos
  • Lessons

To begin accessing your training account, please fill out the request form. After the GIO Office receives your request, please allow 48 hours for your request to be processed.


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