College of Applied Science and Technology

Construction Engineering Technology (Bachelor's Degree)

Construction Engineering Technology Fundamentals

Construction managers plan and direct construction projects to ensure schedules, contracts and budgets are met and the work site is safe for workers and the general public.

The bachelor’s degree program builds on the knowledge and skills developed in the associate degree program.

  • You’ll gain a thorough grasp of construction technology principles and concepts.
  • Program accredited by the Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology.

Our Faculty

  • are innovative and interactive
  • use multimedia technology to enhance classroom learning 

Akron Advantage

Hands-on Research

Experience construction engineering technology firsthand through our research facilities:

  • Construction Materials Testing Lab
  • Project Estimating and Scheduling Lab

Real-world Experience

The required Cooperative Work Study experience of the Construction Engineering Technology Program consists of 52 weeks of construction work experience. It may begin after the student has completed 34 hours of coursework in the Construction Engineering Technology Program.

Recent placements include: 

  • City of Akron
  • Ruhlin Construction Co.
  • Wagler Homes
  • Ohio Department of Transportation

Construction Engineering Technology Student Organization

Interact with other construction engineering technology students and professionals in the field through organizations such as: 

  • Society for Students in Construction

Curriculum Guide


Career Opportunities

Degrees and Preparation

A degree in construction engineering technology paves the way for careers in a number of areas within the
field, including:

  • inspection
  • cost estimating
  • supervision
  • managing
  • testing

Career Outlook

Opportunities for construction managers are increasing as the level and complexity of construction activity continues to grow. Familiarity with computers is a plus.

Career Center

The Career Center creates links among students, alumni and local professionals. You will have access to:

  • Career Resource Library
  • co-op/internships through Career Advantage Network
  • computer stations for resume writing and employment research
  • UA Career Fairs

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