Land Surveying


 

Student surveyor looking through surveying equipment.  photo © Robin Spurs

What is Land Surveying?

Land Surveyors measure and analyze
distances, angles, and positions to develop surveys or maps. Licensed Land Surveyors may prepare legal descriptions forsubdividing property, perform boundary surveys and determine boundary discrepancies, set...

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Student surveyors looking through surveying equipment. photo © Robin Spurs

Land Surveying Program

The Land Surveying Program offers both an Associate of Science Degree and a Certificate of Achievement. The only difference between the Degree and the Certificate is the completion of the colleges general education requirements.

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Surveyor at construction site with equipment.

Salary & Labor Market Information

Land Surveyors are in demand. To find out about a career in Land Surveying, click on the LEARN MORE button below.  Other helpful links:
Salary Surfer
US Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Will I be able to get a job? Does the program provide job placement services?


The program does not provide formal job placement services however the Career Services office on campus can assist students (free of charge) with finding employment including resume writing/review, job searches, workshops, interview practice, etc.

Additionally we work closely with local industry to develop and offer internships. When we receive job announcements from industry, this information is passed along directly to all the students in the program.

Land Surveyors are in demand.
State of California Labor Market Supply and Demand Data - Select ‘LA County’ as the area then ‘Surveying’
US Bureau of Labor Statistics
Salary Surfer – Surveying is part of the ‘Engineering and Industrial Technology’ program of study

  


 

Surveyor at construction site.
Scholarships are available for students interested in pursuing
Land Surveying as a career. Find out more.

3 Surveyors discussing work.  photo © Robin Spurs
Join the Land Surveying LinkedIn Group!
This is a great way to stay connected with others in the industry,
hear about jobs, and network.