Degree Programs

UF Geomatics Plant City Center

The Geomatics Program offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Geomatics from the University of Florida right here at the Plant City Center. If you are a prospective student, then we encourage you to learn about the possibilities available. This degree program leads to diverse and well-paying professional career opportunities, and we have a number of scholarships and internships available to get you there.

Geomatics encompasses many survey related disciplines including conventional land surveying, GIS, GPS, mapping, cadastral principles, remote sensing, and photogrammetry.  

Our undergraduate program reaches out to students in the Tampa Bay area including Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco, Polk, Hernando, Sarasota, Citrus, and Manatee counties.  This program offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Geomatics from the University of Florida right here in Plant City and leads to many diverse and well-paying professional career opportunities.  We also have a number of scholarships and internships available to help get you there.   Many of our students have graduated from community colleges or other colleges with different backgrounds such as Engineering or Natural Resource Management.  Both Master of Science (distance education option is available) and Doctor of Philosophy degrees are included in our Geomatics graduate program.  Certifications are also offered at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

We encourage anyone interested in Geomatics to look over this website and its associated links.  And please feel free to contact any person listed for the program to answer any questions and/or schedule an advising appointment to explore your options.  

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What is the career potential for Geomatics
     Graduates?

Invest in your education and reach a lifelong professional career with rewarding and challenging opportunities.

  • Our Geomatics program historically sees 100% job placement for graduating students.
  • Highly competitive salaries, with starting salaries around $45k
  • The private sector varies from small-town firms to top-5 national engineering firms, with internships available at all levels.
  • Public sector positions are found on the city, county, state, and federal level.
  • Geomatics offers the rare opportunity to work both inside and outside for those who like variety.
  • More than half of graduates own or partner in a company within 5 years and two-thirds manage or supervise a department in surveying and mapping.

To learn more about the profession please consider watching a short film (produced by the Florida Surveying and Mapping Society. You may need to download the QuickTime plugin to view the video.