• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Online
The Geomatics program from North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University is housed in the College of Science and Technology under the Department of Built Environment and is the only four-year program in geomatics in the state of North Carolina.
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Overview

What is geomatics? It is a broad term that covers most areas of study and professional practices that uses measurements to determine locations on the earth's surface. You will be able to study and work in the areas of photogrammetry, traditional boundary surveying, construction, hydrography, geodesy, geographic information systems (GIS), forensic surveying, manufacturing, and most any other area that uses measurements.

The Geomatics program from North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University is housed in the College of Science and Technology is the only four-year program in North Carolina that prepares students for professional licensure. The program is unique in design, allowing an easy transition for students coming from community college survey and civil technology programs, traditional campus students, as well as providing an opportunity for distance learning through upper-level online classes.

Career

Graduates go on to careers in such fields as construction, boundary or hydrographic surveyor, global information system (GIS) analyst, drone operator, geodesist and many more. Geomatics can also prepare students for advanced studies in civil engineering and other engineering-related fields.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

  • The curriculum has an emphasis in the areas of math, science, technology and geospatial analysis.
  • Courses included are land surveying, boundary and survey law, photogrammetry, geographic information systems (GIS), route surveying, automation, geodetic science, global positioning systems (GPS), and adjustment computations.

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • International students must meet all criteria for unconditional acceptance into a degree program of study at North Carolina A&T and provide documented proof of ability to meet financial responsibilities associated with enrollment and living expenses.
  • Standardized Testing Scores (ACT, SAT) must be officially reported to N.C. A&T by the testing agency.
  • Submit Official Transcripts. Transcripts should be sent officially to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, signed and sealed, via postal mail. 
  • Submit Application Fee. A non-refundable application fee payment of $60 is required to complete your admissions application.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17050 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8525 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    3540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1770 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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