SURVEYING & CIVIL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY

PROGRAM PLACEMENT RATE: 100%

ANNUAL AVERAGE SALARY: $59,050

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Experience Surveying & Civil Engineering at Dunwoody

Dunwoody helps prepare you for your career as a Civil Engineering Technician or Surveying Technician by combining classroom lecture with real-world experience. Our expert instructors will provide you with numerous opportunities to measure land, test materials, and create surveying drawings and engineering plans.

Course-load includes classes like:

  • Control & Geodetic Surveying
  • Transportation & Municipal Design
  • Land Use Planning
  • Materials, Testing & Construction Methods
  • Laser Scanning & Remote Sensing

Upon graduation, you will have the capacity to assist surveyors in data collection, map the earth’s surface, and help civil engineers design and construct the infrastructure of tomorrow.

Additional benefits of Dunwoody’s Surveying & Civil Engineering program include:
  • 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.
  • Hands-on, outdoor projects and experiments, getting you out of the classroom and in the environment you will be working in.
  • MNDot Aggregate Certification, an industry-recognized certification that is sought after by companies that work with MNDot.
  • An OSHA 30-hour Construction Training card, which assures employers that you will be industry leaders in safety. This card is recognized nation-wide.
  • Preparation for the National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS) Certified Survey Technician (CST) Level 1 exam, which ensures you are capable of becoming a surveying technician.
  • Opportunities to experiment with drones and laser scanning, preparing you for the types of equipment you will use while on the job.
  • A chance to participate in the National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS) Student Competition. In 2016, Dunwoody took first place. 
  • Student clubs and organizations like Dunwoody’s Surveying & Civil Engineering Club, which is a National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS) official student chapter.

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