Surveying & Mapping

This program prepares students to perform surveying and mapping duties used in construction, boundary location, road building, mapmaking and other purposes.

Students learn to measure, analyze, manage, and present spatial data using state-of-the-art surveying equipment and CAD software. As a surveying technician, program graduates can expect to work under the direction of an engineer or surveyor to operate surveying equipment, record measurements, and produce drawings showing boundaries, key locations, elevations and other terrain features.

Career Pathway – After earning this technical diploma, the credits can be applied toward completing the Civil Engineering Technology associate degree.

Career Outlook – Surveying and mapping technicians are needed in all phases of construction, and employer demand is good in the current job market.

Program Name: 
Surveying & Mapping
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Type of Degree/Diploma: 
Technical Diploma
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  • Program can be completed entirely online at this college.
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Employment Snapshot

Wisconsin TechConnect Job Openings for this Career Program: 

13 in the last year.
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