Geospatial Engineering

This program has Fast Track Career options that let you skill up with an in-demand career certificate that employers are looking for. See awards below for Fast Track options.

Study the shape and contour of the Earth’s surface in Austin Community College’s Geospatial Engineering Program. You’ll gain experience in field work, computer aided design (CAD), and survey data processing. Earning an associate degree in this field prepares you to become a surveyor-in-training.

Pride Points

Fast-track options

Internship opportunities

Faculty with real-world experience

Career & Salary Information

Whether you work in the field or at a desk, land surveying offers strong median pay and engaging work. You could continue your studies at a four-year university or find immediate employment at a private practice or government agency. Here are some job titles to consider.

Click each title to learn more about important career information such as employment rates, and average salary in our region.

  • Geodetic Surveyors

    Measure large areas of the Earth's surface using satellite observations, global navigation satellite systems (GNSS), light detection and ranging (LIDAR), or related sources.


    Hourly Wage: $


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  • Surveying Technicians

    Adjust and operate surveying instruments, such as the theodolite and electronic distance-measuring equipment, and compile notes, make sketches and enter data into computers.


    Hourly Wage: $


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  • Surveyors

    Make exact measurements and determine property boundaries. Provide data relevant to the shape, contour, gravitation, location, elevation, or dimension of land or land features on or near the earth's surface for engineering, mapmaking, mining, land evaluation, construction, and other purposes.


    Hourly Wage: $


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Awards & Program Maps

 

Choose the Award Path That’s Right for You

ACC offers stackable credentials. Certificates prepare you for a career change or career advancement and often include credits that count toward associate degrees. Associate degrees further increase your employability and help you build a strong foundation for university transfer. Learn more.

Explore awards in this program and follow program maps to stay on track:

Associate of Applied Science Degree

Geospatial Engineering

Certificate Level 1

Geospatial Engineering Level 1 Fast Track Award

Certificate Level 2

Geospatial Engineering Level 2