Troy University has been recognized by Princeton Review, U.S. News and World Report, Military Times and more as having some of the best undergraduate programs in the Southeast and nation. Whether you are graduating from high school, transferring from a two-year school, or completing your degree as a working adult, TROY offers a wide variety of associate and baccalaureate degrees that will open doors to career opportunities.
Graduate study can help you achieve your career goals! Holders of advanced degrees will be in high demand in the next 10 years, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and U.S. Census data shows that advanced degrees increase pay and prosperity Troy University’s Graduate School offers advanced degrees in all five of the University’s academic colleges: education, business, arts and sciences, health and human services, and communication and fine arts. In addition, TROY’s commitment to flexibility means that you have in-class, online and blended options. Plan for your next career by completing your graduate education at TROY. Innovation, knowledge and creativity are all elements for success. Get started today!
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Are you good in math and science? Are you interested in computers, the latest technology and the environment? If you answered “yes” to these questions, then a TROY bachelor’s degree in surveying and geomatics sciences may be the perfect fit for you.
As a graduate of TROY’s surveying and geomatics sciences program, you’ll have opportunities to work as a surveyor with some of the most modern and precise satellite navigation systems and measurement devices. You’ll also gain a knowledge and understanding of legal issues ranging from boundary location to land development and environmental regulation.
TROY surveying and geomatics sciences graduates play key roles in the design and construction of the nation’s buildings, roads, bridges, tunnels, water-supply systems and utilities. Depending on your area of expertise, you may find yourself designing and building computer systems for purposes such as land management, resource management, utility organization, traffic control and urban planning. Working as a surveyor, you can also help less developed countries to change their land ownership systems to promote economic growth and democracy. In fact, many surveyors also work toward environmental protection and efficient utilization of the earth’s resources.
TROY is home to the only Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) accredited surveying and geomatics sciences program in the state of Alabama. In fact, the program, itself, is one of the few in the Southeastern United States. When preparing to enroll, make sure you check out the program’s many foundation scholarships available specifically for surveying and geomatics sciences students.
While pursing your degree with TROY, you will have opportunities to connect with professionals working in the field. This will allow you to gain insight into the careers that resonate with you. During the summers, you’ll also have the option to gain real-world experience by enrolling in the program’s summer co-op courses.
Troy University’s surveying and geomatics sciences program is focused on fundamental theories as well as hands-on practices, which will give you exposure to traditional equipment and modern geomatics technologies including both hardware and software.
As part of TROY’s commitment to education excellence, you will be exposed to a diverse range of surveying equipment including robotic total stations and laser equipped total stations as well as GPS equipment. You will also be trained in TROY’s geomatics computer lab, which is equipped with the latest computer aided drawing (CAD), photogrammetry, land surveying software, GIS software, drone and scanning software.
With a surveying and geomatics sciences program degree from TROY, you can also specialize in the following areas:
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the job growth for surveyors is projected to increase by 11 percent from 2016 to 2026 while the potential job growth for photogrammetrists and cartographers is expected to increase by 19 percent within that same timeframe. The BLS also reports a rising demand for geographic data and accurate digital maps for businesses and consumers. This demand can lead to opportunities for professionals who are proficient in GIS and other geospatial technologies.