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Your land surveying certificate puts you on the path to pursue licensure as a professional land surveyor.

NISET’s Online Surveyor Certification Program was created “to empower the next generation of Professional land Surveyors through quality distance education programs.” The courses and field programs were designed to provide land survey students access to the most current learning methods, rigorous instruction in all core areas of surveying knowledge and provide hands-on, practical experiences meant to replicate what students will experience in the land survey industry after receiving their surveyor certification. Here you can review NISET’s surveyor certification program objects and course information.

No Fee to Apply

$300 per Credit Hour – No Additional Fees

32 credit hours

All Books and Materials Provided

Total Cost to Attend: $9,600

32 coursework credit hours are required- coursework can be found here:


Our professors are Dr. Charles A. Nettlemman III and Walt. G. Robillard. 

Tony Nettleman is a Land Surveying Engineer and Attorney. He has held distinguished professorships at Texas A&M Corpus Christi, University of Florida, Florida Atlantic University, and Troy University. Tony currently teaches continuing education courses for attorneys and land surveyors, provides online test preparation modules to help land surveyors become licensed in all 50 states, and serves as an expert witness in boundary, easement, title and riparian disputes. He holds a BS, MS and PhD in geomatics and a law degree. Tony has helped over 100 land owners resolve land disputes. He lectures to thousands of professional surveyors, and has helped many people obtain their PLS licenses. Tony also publishes articles in peer-reviewed journals and professional trade magazines each year. He is licensed as a surveyor and attorney in Florida as well as a Texas and South Dakota professional surveyor. Tony can be contacted through www.CNettleman.net.


Walt Robillard specializes in land boundary disputes and has served as a consultant in boundary and land title disputes, both locally and internationally, ancient and modern. He holds a BSF degree from the New York State College of Forestry at Syracuse University, an MA degree in Public Administration from the University of Oklahoma, a Juris Doctor degree and an LLM Master of Laws degree from Atlanta Law School. He is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, Attorney at Law, and is a registered professional surveyor in Georgia, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, and holds honorary memberships in the states of Arkansas, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Kansas, Nevada, Michigan, Iowa, Oklahoma, North Carolina, and Vermont. Robillard’s vast experience, training and education as a forester, land surveyor and an attorney give him a unique perspective when analyzing field methods and legal issues, and he still performs much of his own field research and field work. His writings of college textbooks and legal research books are accepted by both the surveying and the legal professions, and he is a popular speaker and presenter on the lecture and continuing education circuits.

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