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Our Graduates are in High Demand

Geomatics (geospatial technologies) is listed as one of the Top 3 emerging industries by the U.S. Department of Labor and U.S. Department of Education.

Dr. Balaji Ramachandran

Dr. Balaji Ramachandran

Welcome to the Department of Applied Sciences, a department administering unique programs in two technological areas in efforts to meet local, state and national needs. Geomatics is a one of a kind flagship program offered here at Nicholls.

Geomatics is the science of surveying and mapping. Geomatics professionals are land surveyors, construction surveyors, mappers and planners, the core of what is needed to rebuild New Orleans and coastal Louisiana. Students train on the latest state-of-the-art instruments and are instructed by highly qualified faculty.

The Geomatics Program is accredited by the Applied Science Accreditation Commission (ASAC) of ABET
111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012, telephone: (410) 347-7700.

Additional information can be accessed by clicking on the program index on the right. Contact the department to schedule an appointment for a personal visit.

Department of Applied Sciences

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