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New Mexico State University

What Can I Do With a Major In Surveying Engineering?

Surveying Engineering involves the application of knowledge to the analysis, design, and execution of surveying and mapping projects and the design of land mapping and information systems.


Areas of Focus

Land, Airspace & Water Boundaries, Geodetic, Geophysical Prospecting, Marine or Hydrographic Surveying, Analysis & Design, Mapping


Career Titles

Global Positioning System Specialists
Surveying Technicians
Hydrographic Surveyors
Geodetic Surveyors
Geophysical Prospecting Surveyors
Mapping Technicians


Career Related Websites

New Mexico Professional Surveyors

New Mexico Board of Licensure

Arizona Professional Land Surveyors

Arizona Board of Technical Registration

Texas State of Professional Surveyors

Western Federation of Professional Surveyors

American Congress on Surveying and Mapping



Bureau of Land Management

National Geodetic Survey