Applications for Spring 2022 are due by November 15th. Applications completed after this date will be reviewed on a space-available basis.

Format Credit Hours Tuition Application Deadline
100% Online 15 credits $388/cr. for Maine & Canadian residents & veterans and $485/cr. for non-residents* Rolling Admissions

*This special e-tuition rate applies to out-of-state students enrolled in a UMaineOnline degree or certificate program. Tuition rates for those not enrolled in a program/non-degree students can be found on Tuition & Fees. This program is ineligible for financial aid. Learn more about tuition.

Curriculum

Core Courses

The following core courses are required (9 credits):

  • SVT 101: Basic Surveying Field and Office Processes (3 credits)
    Offered Fall and Spring 
  • SVT 202: Route and Site Surveying (3 credits)
    Offered Fall and Spring – Prerequisite SVT 101
  • SVT 221: Boundary Law (3 credits)
    Offered Fall and Spring – Prerequisite SVT 202

Electives

Choose two electives (6 credits). All have a prerequisite of SVT 202.

  • SVT 201: Adjustment Computations (3 credits)
    Offered Spring
  • SVT 331: Photogrammetry (3 credits)
    Offered Spring
  • SVT 341: Advanced Surveying (3 credits)
    Offered Fall
  • SVT 352: Practical Field Operations (3 credits)
    Offered Spring
  • SVT 437: Practical GPS (3 credits)
    Offered Fall

Extra Courses/Credits

Students enrolled in this certificate can take up to 21 credits at the e-rate. After 21 credits, they will need to be admitted into an undergraduate or graduate degree program for the e-rate or pay the out-of-state rate.

For more information about tuition rates, contact Tiffany Peterson, UMaineOnline Advisor, at 207.581.5858 or at umaineonline@maine.edu, or the Bursar’s Office.

Undergraduate Certificate in Surveying Engineering Technology

The 100% online Undergraduate Certificate in Surveying Engineering Technology provides students with a solid foundation in core competencies of surveying. An undergraduate certificate differs from a bachelor’s degree in that the curriculum is focused on the subjects that will benefit your career and show employers proof of practical skills. 

This program is ideal for:

  • Surveying professionals with a degree outside of surveying engineering technology and their path to licensure requires a core group of surveying classes
  • Professionals where a degree is not required for licensure but instead a core curriculum is necessary
  • Those looking for a stepping stone into the online B.S. in Surveying Engineering Technology

Note: This program is only available online and not on campus.

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Contact Us

Have questions about earning your Undergraduate Certificate in Surveying Engineering Technology online with UMaine? Contact Tiffany Peterson, UMaineOnline advisor, at 207.581.5858 or at umaineonline@maine.edu.

For Surveying Engineering specific questions, contact Ray Hintz, Program Coordinator, at ray.hintz@maine.edu.

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Admissions

International students may ONLY pursue this certificate online and from the country in which they are citizens.

Transfer Credits

Students will be able to transfer in up to 6 credits of similar courses from other institutions. Any other substitutions will be at the discretion of the surveying engineering technology program coordinator.

Requirements

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Knowledge of basic trigonometry
  • Ability to use a scientific calculator with trigonometry functions

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