Land Surveying


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Experience Land Surveying at Dunwoody

Dunwoody’s Land Surveying Certificate was created for those who already have a bachelor’s degree and are looking to become professional, licensed land surveyors.

While at Dunwoody, you will study topics like:

  • GPS and geodetic surveying
  • 2D and 3D drafting
  • Boundary control
  • Land-use planning

…in both a lecture and lab setting.

Students get extensive training on industry-utilized equipment, including computer-aided drafting programs (CAD) like AutoCAD and Revit, and the latest in surveying tools, including Trimble M3 Total Surveying Stations, Topcon GNSS (GPS) Receivers, and a Leica Laser Scanner.

Graduates are eligible to take the Fundamentals of Land Surveying (FLS) exam, the first step in becoming a licensed land surveyor.

The certificate consists of 22 technical credits, which can be completed in just two semesters.

Additional benefits of Dunwoody’s Land Surveying Certificate include:
  • Small class sizes
  • Instruction from industry experts
  • Real world field experience, using industry-standard technology
  • Opportunities to work on actual projects
  • Department and industry collaboration
  • Outdoor labs

“I had recently received my GIS degree but wasn’t satisfied with where it was taking me, so I enrolled in Dunwoody’s surveying program. The hands-on learning was great, and when I started my summer internship and current job I was able to jump right in. I had the interview for my current position before I had even finished classes.”

Kyle Knutson, Dunwoody Land Surveying Certificate Alum