Civil Surveying/Engineering Technology

Associate in Science (A.S.)

The Civil Surveying Engineering Technology Associate in Science (A.S.) degree at Valencia College is a two-year program that prepares you to go directly into a specialized career in civil technology.
Named the largest civil technology program in Florida, Valencia’s program has a proven track record of providing competent technicians for the reconnaissance industry. Site surveying and civil engineering are both crucial steps in the construction process. In Valencia’s program, you’ll learn the skills that are desired by industry, as well as the latest software being used, to become a qualified technician in the civil/surveying engineering field. With Central Florida as one of the major areas of growth, this program offers many exciting career opportunities.

Civil Surveying Engineering Technology at Valencia College, Orlando, Florida

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Program Overview and Degree Requirements

Program Overview and Degree Requirements

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Alternative Ways To Earn Credit

Alternative Ways To Earn Credit

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Program Length

 63 credits

  Full-time – 2 to 3 years

  Part-time – 3 to 4 years


Learn How To

Learn How To
  • Conduct materials testing and analysis
  • Draft detailed drawings
  • Prepare reports detailing tests conducted and results
  • Survey project sites using survey equipment

Job Outlook

Job Outlook

Nearly one-fourth of civil engineering technicians work in engineering or business services companies. Areas include: the road department, government planning agencies, paving contractors, landscapers, surveyors and geologists. The need to maintain and repair an aging infrastructure will sustain demand for these workers.

Potential Careers

Potential Careers
  • Civil Engineering Technician/Aide
  • Surveying Party Chief
  • Surveying Technician
  • Field Inspector

$35,000 – $40,000

Placement Rate

The average placement rate for Valencia’s A.S. Degree and Certificate programs ranges between 90 – 95% according to the latest FETPIP data.

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Civil Surveying Engineering Technology at Valencia College, Orlando, Florida