There are many Geographical Information Systems (GIS) available for use. More than can be listed here. Support is offered for those listed below.
ESRI ArcGIS software products include ArcMap, ArcPRO and ArcGIS Online. The university has a site license for this software. It is available in most Rutgers computing labs. See the university software portal for information regarding individual and departmental access and licenses.
QGIS is a leading open source gis software.
To help understand projections, which are an important piece of a GIS visualization, watch this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kIID5FDi2JQ
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