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Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Science
  • Credits: 60
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

Surveying Technology/Surveying. A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the delineation, determination, planning and positioning of land tracts, land and water boundaries, land contours and features; and the preparation of related maps, charts and reports. Includes instruction in applied geodesy, computer graphics, photointerpretation, plane and geodetic surveying, mensuration, traversing, survey equipment operation and maintenance, instrument calibration, and basic cartography.

Program Locations

  • Vermilion Community College 55731

Labor Market Information

  • Power Plant Operators

  • Median wage: $34.98/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Surveyors

  • Median wage: $31.95/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Nuclear Technicians

  • Median wage: $38.90/hour
  • Employment outlook: Refers to national data. State data is not available.
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians

  • Median wage: $27.91/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Electro-Mechanical Technicians

  • Median wage: $27.31/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Surveying and Mapping Technicians

  • Median wage: $24.73/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
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Vermilion Community College
Vermilion Community College
1900 E. Camp St. Ely, MN 55731 Toll-Free: (800) 657-3608 Local: (218) 365-7200 TTY: (800) 627-3529