The art and science of Land Surveying and Mapping has a rich heritage, most recently being a vital part of the settlement and building of America. While relying on the work of past surveyors and cartographers, the Professional Surveyor solves modern land boundary, location, and mapping problems by applying knowledge and skills in mathematics, law, local land history, map design, business, and through the use of some very cool advanced technology.
Browse through this site to take a look at what land surveying and mapping has to offer. The University of Akron is THE place to prepare for a rewarding career in Land Surveying and Mapping!
As surveying and mapping functions become more complex and technology based, the demand for highly trained technicians and Professional Surveyors continues to grow at an ever expanding rate. Career opportunities in today's construction environment have never been more exciting or more challenging!
Industry Advisory Committee: A dedicated group of industry professionals serves as advisors to the Surveying and Mapping and GIS/LIS Programs. The advisory committee meets at least once annually to suggest and review changes to the curriculum and to discuss other important developments with the programs. For further information or to inquire about joining the Advisory Committee call 330/972-7059.
|Specific employment opportunities are found as||Typical employers of recent graduates|
|All areas of the federal, state, and local governments
Public and private companies
Surveying, mapping, construction, and civil engineering companies
|The Ruhlin Company
Federal, State, and County Offices
City of Akron
Environmental Design Group
Ohio Department of Transportation
Additional information may be obtained by calling the Engineering & Science Technology Department at 330-972-7051 or contacting Academic Advising Services.
Please note: Listed credits for the Baccalaureate Degree are credits required after Associate Degree is completed. Contact CAST Academic Advising Services for any updates.