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Bachelor of Science in Geomatics Surveying Engineering

Explore the Bachelor of Science in Geomatics degree at NMSU Global Campus

The 100% online bachelor's degree program in Geomatics (previously known as Surveying Engineering) at NMSU Global Campus emphasizes the techniques and science of measuring the terrestrial and three-dimensional position of points on, above, and below the earth’s surface.

The Geomatics bachelor’s degree program at NMSU Global Campus covers all the major disciplines of geomatics sciences, leading to more employment opportunities for our highly-qualified graduates!

Program Highlights and Learning Outcomes

Students will learn to perform and work with professionals to gain understanding of: the science of geomatics measurement and analysis; the legal principles of boundary location; the laws related to boundaries and land use; and applicable mathematical and computational theories and principles.

The course of study focuses on calculating distance and angles at a high level of precision to aid in the design of infrastructure including roads, bridges, and legal boundaries for ownership. Students will gain knowledge by meeting the educational requirements to obtain employment in industry, and registration as a Professional Land Surveyor in the State of New Mexico.

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Career Pathways

Geomatics professionals may work for private surveying, construction, and engineering firms, as well as for City, County, State or Federal Highway Departments. Employment opportunities for New Mexico State University's recent Geomatics graduates have included:

  • Bureau of Land Management
  • State Lands Commission
  • Department of Natural Resources
  • Department of Transportation
  • Hydrographic Surveying
  • Surveying and Mapping Manager
  • US Forest Service

Program Information

College: Engineering

Program Credits: 120 credits

Program Length: 2 years for transfer students and 4 years for freshmen

Cost Per Credit Hour: $395.40

Active Military Cost Per Credit Hour: $250

College of Engineering Technology Fee: $145 per student per semester

Program Chair: Ahmed Elaksher


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