The Geomatics (Surveying) Technology curriculum encompasses all elements of land surveying, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), and Geographic Positioning Systems (GPS), along with Computer Aided Drafting (CAD), stormwater drainage design, boundary law, and sustainable design.
We offer a two-semester Fundamentals of Geomatics Technology certificate and a five-semester Geomatics Technology degree. Day and evening classes are available.
Graduates will be prepared to pursue the requirements necessary to become a Professional Land Surveyor (PLS) in North Carolina.
Contact the Geomatics Technology Department for more information:
Chris Milan, Geomatics Instructor
More information about surveyors can be found on the US Department of Labor's website.
The NC Society of Surveyors also has great information on its website.
Feel free to visit us at 35°34'15"N 82°33'22"W
|Title||Credential||Credit Hours||Link to program details|
|Geomatics Technology A.A.S.||Degree||66|
|Geomatics Technology Land Surveying Fundamentals Certificate||Certificate||17|
Geomatics graduates are typically employed as surveying technicians with surveying firms, engineering companies, construction contractors, state agencies, or local municipalities. Starting salaries have been approximately $30,000/yr plus benefits, and the median salary is $56,230. Graduates may also transfer to universities to complete a bachelor's degree.