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Construction Engineering Technology Associates Degree

The A.A.S. in Construction Engineering Technology degree program includes classroom, laboratory and industry experiences to prepare students for careers in construction. Students study engineering mechanics, construction contract documents, materials and methods, scheduling, and cost estimating for commercial and residential construction.

Graduates go on to pursue a Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Engineering Technology or pursue work in the construction industry from construction contractors, engineering firms, construction material suppliers, or public agencies.

Degree Highlights

  • Learn the latest in construction technology including building information modeling (BIM), advanced construction materials, eco-friendly construction materials, and even 3-D printed homes.
  • Experienced faculty who are professional engineers and expert practitioners in their areas of expertise.
  • Nationally recognized design teams to get you learning outside of the classroom. Make friends, travel, and build your resume.

Admission Requirements

All students who meet the minimum requirements for admittance into The University of Akron and intend to major in construction engineering technology are accepted into the College.

If you are coming directly from high school, your high school records determine which first semester classes are right for you.

Admissions process: Learn how our engineering admissions process works.

Deadlines: Review deadlines and important dates in the Office of Admissions.

How to apply? See step by step details on how to apply to The University of Akron.

Career Opportunities

Individuals working in the field of construction engineering technologies use knowledge of construction methods, business operations and management skills to support construction projects. They work on residential or commercial buildings, bridges, roads, dams, and wastewater treatment systems.

Recent UA grads with a A.A.S. in Construction Engineering Technology have been placed at companies including Ohio Department of Transportation, Great Lakes Construction and Environmental Design Group.

Earn more in your career with a UA degree.

For more information

Direct questions to:

Dr. Joan Carletta
Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies

Marcia Belcher, P.E.
Program Director