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Surveying and Geomatics Engineering Technology, B.Sc.

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Idaho Falls, ID, United States
The Surveying and Geomatics Engineering Technology program at the Idaho State University is the largest post-secondary technical institution in Idaho. The College provides high quality Career & Technical Education (CTE) programs that are designed to meet the employment and economic development needs of business and industry.
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Graduates of the Surveying and Geomatics Engineering Technology program will:

  • Have the basic math and science knowledge and technical skills of the Surveying and Geomatics Engineering Technology discipline appropriate to enter careers in the geospatial community, for example, boundary surveying and legal principles, route and construction surveying, survey measurement analysis and adjustments, Global Positioning System (GPS), photogrammetry, geodesy, land/Geographic Information Systems (GIS), and 3D scanning.
  • Have the ability to execute surveying/geomatics project activities for delivery in response to the needs of private and public industry.
  • Have appropriate understanding of standards and specifications of surveying/geomatics practices in analyzing positional accuracy of measurement systems and in preparing land records and plats by meeting legal requirements.
  • Have the knowledge to pass the national Fundamentals of Surveying examination, and maintain a commitment to lifelong learning.
  • Have an understanding of the professional, ethical and social issues with commitment to quality and dependability.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Drawing with CAD
  • Beginning Survey
  • Civil Engineering Technology Drafting
  • Intermediate Surveying and Spatial Analysis
  • Route Survey and Design
  • Construction Surveying
  • Professional and Technical Writing
  • Boundary Surveying Law
  • Advanced Surveying

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

You may need the following:

  • Transcript(s)
  • English proficiency score
  • Copy of Passport
  • Proof of Financial Support

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12084 USD/semester
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  • National

    12084 USD/semester
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  • In-State

    3936 USD/semester
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Living costs for Idaho Falls

  • 680 - 970 USD/month
    Living Costs

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