Surveying & Civil Engineering Technology

Dunwoody’s Surveying  & Civil Engineering Technology program prepares students for various positions as technicians in the civil engineering and land surveying industries.

This program has academically challenging curriculum taught by industry professionals who practice their trade during the day. Technical courses include lectures and laboratories which expose students to the various job responsibilities of surveying and civil engineering technicians. The curriculum includes experiential learning through internship courses, where graduates gain real-world experience and the confidence to deliver professional services. The program also prepares students to take the Certified Survey Technician (CST) exam, which is offered on campus annually. Arts & Sciences courses enhance students’ technical education through study in oral and written communications; math and science; social/behavioral studies; and the arts and humanities.

Degree Information: Graduates earn an associate of applied science (AAS) degree; the program takes two years (four semesters) to complete

 

Common Job Titles
Civil Engineering Technician; Surveying Technician

Program Placement Rate: 100%
Data reflects placement for AY2012-13 graduates indicating employment in their field of study within 6 months following graduation. Full data calculations are available for review during College open hours Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. CT at Career Services or contact RThomson@dunwoody.edu.


Recent Employers
MnDOT; Hennepin County; American Engineering & Testing

National Median Salary
$46,290

SOURCE: Based on the 2012-2013 Edition of the Occupational Outlook Handbook published by the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, www.bls.gov

 

Certificate:

 

Program brochure: Civil Design certificate (pdf)
Program brochure: Land Surveying certificate (pdf)
Gainful Employment Pages for Certificate Programs: Civil Design and Land Surveying

Dunwoody College News Blog:

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