In this program you will learn how apply engineering principles to real world problems, including how to perform field surveys, test and analyze construction materials and design hydraulic systems. Coursework also offers training in computer-aided drafting.

Program graduates are prepared to enter careers in building design and construction, highway and infrastructure design and construction, and construction management under the supervision of engineers and designers/builders.

You may choose to enter the workforce after graduation or continue your education at a four year-college. Many graduates transfer to four-year colleges to obtain advanced degrees in civil engineering technology or related fields.

This program is offered by the Civil, Industrial and Mechanical Engineering Technologies Department.

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Highlights

Career and Transfer Opportunities

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Recent employers include: Atlantic Testing ; BBL Industries; The Chazen Companies; Clough, Harbour & Associates; Creighton Manning; CT Male Associates; D.A. Collins; Dormitory Authority; H2H Associates; LeChase Construction Services; and The Michaels Group.
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Recent graduates are working as architectural/engineering draftspersons, surveyors, construction inspectors, estimators, materials testers and engineering technicians. Others have continued their educations at RIT and SUNY Polytechnic.
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Salaries vary based on position and degree attainment. Here are the median salaries taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics as of 2017: Civil Engineering Technician, $56,070; Surveyor, $55,850; Civil Engineer, $88,270.

Get in Touch

Department or program information:

Christine LaPlante, Ph.D.
CIVIL, CONSTRUCTION, INDUSTRIAL AND MECHANICAL TECHNOLOGIES DEPARTMENT CHAIRPERSON
Hudson Hall, Room 129

Program admission information:

Guenther Enrollment Services Center, Room 223
Regular Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Summer Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.