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-institution. Many graduates transfer to four-year colleges to obtain advanced degrees in Civil Engineering Technology or related fields.

This program is offered by the Engineering, Architecture and Manufacturing Department.

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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:

Joseph Dana
Engineering, Architecture and Manufacturing 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.