Looking for a great career? Consider Civil, Survey and Mapping. In two years or less, you could be on your way to a high-demand career. We offer both an associate's degree and technical diploma in Civil, Survey and Mapping.

Career opportunities for surveyors are rising, especially as land values increase and the need to use natural resources efficiently becomes more critical. The civil, survey and mapping program prepares students to work at the forefront of acquiring, analyzing, and managing land information. The program provides invaluable hands-on training for students with one-on-one instruction from faculty who have worked in the field and bring years of experience to the classroom.

Recent advancements in mapping technologies have led to new uses for maps and a need for more of the data used to build maps. As a result, surveying and mapping technicians are expected to have more work.

Here are a few facts about the industry –

  • Technicians work in the petroleum industryconstruction industry, and transportation. They also work for local governments and land survey companies, among others.
  • The median salary for technicians is $42,010.
  • The median hourly wage for technicians is $20.20

Get started with us today. Make an appointment to speak with an admissions advisor about the Civil, Survey and Mapping program and map out your path to a great career.


1 Submit Documentation

Including a completed application form, transcripts, standardized test scores and immunization records. Returning students who have missed a fall or spring semester must complete a new application.

2 Paying for college

Once you’re admitted, find a financial aid option that’s right for you. In addition to awarding more than $80,000 in scholarships each year, SLCC accepts TOPS, offers convenient payment plans for more manageable tuition, and places students in campus jobs through the Federal Work Study program.

3 Plan Your Path

Once you’re admitted, we’ll help you determine a focus, advise you on courses and give you the 411 on campus life. If you have any questions at any point in the admissions process, please don’t hesitate to contact SLCC Admissions.