A Construction Engineering major/degree program prepares individuals to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills in support of engineers, engineering contractors and other professionals engaged in the construction of buildings and related structures.
Includes instruction in basic structural engineering principles and construction techniques, building site inspection, site supervision, construction personnel supervision, plan and specification interpretation, supply logistics and procurement, applicable building codes, and report preparation.
Search for colleges that offer a degree in Construction Engineering Technology/Technician (use the College Search feature and enter "construction engineering" in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.
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What can you do with a major/degree in Construction Engineering Technology/Technician?
With an associate major/degree in this field, you may get your foot-in-the-door working for construction companies. There are various types of construction companies, and construction technology degree holders find themselves working on industrial, residential, commercial, and public works projects. You may decide to start your own business once you have expanded your knowledge and experience.
Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
Professional associations are groups of specialists dedicated to topics in particular fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.
- Construction Management Association of America
- National Society of Professional Engineers
- American Society of Certified Engineering Technicians
Publications/Magazines in Construction Engineering Technology/Technician