Geomatics Program

A student using an RTK GNSS unit.
Students learning how to operate an INS/GNSS unit.
A Geomatics professor demonstrating a UAV.
Surveying, Remote Sensing, Digital Mapping, GIS, GPS, Satellite Imaging and Other Technologies of Geospatial Science.

Geomatics Certificate

Job opportunities in geomatics are expected to grow nationally due to increased geographic information, land-based activity and an increasing rate of retirement of existing professionals.To meet the demand for geomatics professionals, the University of Florida offers several graduate and undergraduate certificates, including Geomatics, Geospatial Analysis and Mapping with Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS). Sign up for classes as a non-degree seeking student and earn your Certificate at your own pace.


New! Online Non-Thesis Master’s Program

Read the article in Professional Surveyor Magazine
Graduate students interested in focusing their studies in Geomatics and related geospatial technology and information systems can complete the MS non-thesis degree online.*   Faculty located across Florida support this program, and students do not need to be in the US – tuition is set at near in-state levels, even for international applicants.  The ability to take this program entirely online means that students will not have to sacrifice their commitments to career and family in order to earn the degree.  Apply now!

*Forest Resources and Conservation with Geomatics concentration

Research and Education Center Spotlight

Our Geomatics program at the Fort Lauderdale Research and Education Center is booming, and we would like to thank Dr. Henry Hochmair, Adam Benjamin, and Joanne Korvick for administering the program, working with students, and getting the word out about our degrees in geomatics.  Professional surveying is a growing field and they work hard to provide excellent service to students in the South Florida area.  Keep up the good work!