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    Land Surveying/GIS/Civil Engineering Technology student.
    92% Graduate Employment/Transfer rate
    That's right! Ninety-two percent of SCC's 2020 graduates found work or continued their education.
    Graduate Report
     Land Surveying/GIS/Civil Engineering
    Land Surveying/GIS/Civil Engineering 
    Land Surveying/GIS/Civil Engineering Technology student.
    92% Graduate Employment/Transfer rate
    That's right! Ninety-two percent of SCC's 2020 graduates found work or continued their education.
    Graduate Report
    Land Surveying/GIS/Civil Engineering Technology student.
    92% Graduate Employment/Transfer rate
    That's right! Ninety-two percent of SCC's 2020 graduates found work or continued their education.
    Graduate Report
     

Land Surveying/GIS/Civil Engineering Technology

  •  Estimated Cost: $9,616

    Program Length: 4 semesters

    Locations: Milford

    Start Term(s): Fall

    Awards Offered: AAS

    Program Description

    As the only land surveying program in Nebraska, our hands-on program prepares you for a successful career as a land surveyor, civil drafter or construction material inspector. Your first three semesters will be spent in lecture/lab courses where you will learn GPS and GIS technology. Your last semester in the program will be spent in the Cooperative Education Experience where you will be employed performing land surveying, drafting, or materials testing/inspection throughout Nebraska and surrounding state.

    Our program is fully accredited by the state of Nebraska and the Higher Learning Commission.

    You will be successful in our Land Surveying/GIS/Civil Engineering Technology program if you:

    • enjoy working both outdoors and indoors and in all kinds of weather
    • have good verbal and written communication skills
    • have strong math and calculation skills
    • can visualize new construction
    • are detail oriented and the ability to do neat, accurate work
    • creatively recognize and apply land surveying principles
    • enjoy problem solving
    • like variety in your job
    • take direction and work independently, depending on the project
    • display initiative in interpreting and following instructions
    • enjoy using electronic technology to complete many of your assigned tasks from research to 3-D map creation
    1. Want to learn more about SCC? Come see how SCC will help you achieve Your Path to Possible! Schedule a campus visit!
    2. Need help exploring career opportunities or navigating the admissions process? Schedule an appointment with an Admissions Counselor.
    3. Ready to apply? Complete an Application for Admission.
    4. Submit ACT, SAT, Next Generation Accuplacer, or Accuplacer test scores (reading and math) or official college transcripts showing completion of post-secondary coursework in English and math to the Admissions Office at any SCC location.

    In addition, you will be required to have a basic tool set when you start the program. You will receive a 10% discount if you purchase the items as a complete set from the Campus Store.

    We prepare you for employment in the field of land surveying, civil computer aided drafting and construction materials inspection through comprehensive instruction and hands-on training. Recent SCC graduates report an average starting annual salary of $35,776. Career options in Land Surveying/GIS/Civil Engineering Technology include:

    • Civil CAD Drafter
    • Land Surveying Technician
    • Survey Assistant
    • Survey Technician
    • Surveyor
    Jason Adams, Program Director
    402-761-8209
    1-800-933-7223, Ext. 8209
    jadams@southeast.edu
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