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Geomatics Program receives 2016 NCEES Surveying Education Award

Read more: http://ncees.org/winners-2016-ncees-surveying-education-award-announced/

Corps of Engineers signs first cooperation agreement with Nicholls State University

Read more: Corps of Engineers signs first cooperation agreement with Nicholls State University

Student/Alumni Spotlight

Our Graduates are in High Demand

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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.


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.

Geomatics Mission Statement

The mission of the Geomatics Program is to provide its graduates with a high-quality surveying and mapping education; to enhance their professional competency, and to advance the field of Geomatics through research and outreach. The mission includes the development of Geomatics professionals as land surveyors, construction surveyors, mappers and planners, the core of what is needed to rebuild New Orleans and coastal Louisiana.

The Geomatics Program is accredited by the Applied Science Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org

ABET Applied Science Accrediation Commision

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