List Of ABET Accredited ''Surveying Programs''

April 14, 2010
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Posted By Lawrence Paul Lopresti on 4/13/2010 at 8:11 PM

The following is list of college programs accredited under surveying per the ABET site.

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There are 23 accredited colleges in 18 states. Following each is the highest level of degree offered. ABET list three Surveying categories. Penn State Wilkes-Barre is in 2 categories because the BS program is in Engineering and the AET (Associate in Engineering Technology) is in the Engineering Technology category. Following the three lists is a summary of the states followed by the number of colleges if more than 1.

SURVEYING AND GEOMATICS

University of Alaska Anchorage, AK (BS)
East Tennessee State University, TN (BS)
University of Florida, FL (BS)
Metropolitan State College of Denver, CO (BS)
Oregon Institut of Technology, OR (BS)
Southern Polytechnic State University, GA (BS)
St. Cloud State University, MN (BS)
Texas A & M University at Corpus Christ, TX (MS)

SURVEYING AND GEOMATICS ENGINEERING

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA (BS) 
California State University, Fresno, CA (BS) 
Ferris State University, MI (BS)
New Mexico State University, NM (BS)
The Ohio State University, OH (PhD)
Pennsylvania State University, Wilkes-Barre, PA (BS)

SURVEYING AND GEOMATICS ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY

The University of Akron - Summit College, OH (BS)
Alfred State College, NY (BS)
Greenville Technical College, SC (AAS) 
Idaho State University, ID (BS)
University of Maine, ME (BS)
Mohawk Valley Community College, NY (AAS)
New Jersey Institute of Technology, NJ (BS)
Paul Smith's College, NY (AAS)
Pennsylvania College of Technology, PA (AAS)
Pennsylvania State University, Wilkes-Barre, PA (AET)

Alaska
California 2
Colorado
Idaho
Florida
Georgia
Maine
Michigan
Minnesota
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York 3
Ohio 2
Oregon
Pennsylvania 2
South Carolina
Tennessee
Texas

There are other surveying programs that fall under their colleges engineering accreditation and are not separately accredited. Of interest, Ohio State no longer offers a BS in Surveying, their BS is in Engineering with a Minor (20 credits) in Surveying.

At the same time Purdue has a Geomatics Engineering program with a Surveying Minor (31 credits).

Surveying BS programs run from 120-135 credits.

Some of the AS programs are rather intense requiring 70-75 credits. PSU Wilkes-Barre requires 31 actual surveying credits.

Paul in PA

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