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Civil Engineering Technology

Civil Engineering Technology



Civil Engineering Technology is a program of study which provides a diverse knowledge of science, mathematics, surveying, construction methods and materials, and computer-aided drafting.

Students in this program receive training that enables them to:

  • Use CAD software to draw construction plans and prepare specifications
  • Estimate materials and costs
  • Use the transit, level, and other surveying instruments
  • Do construction and route staking
  • Prepare topographic maps
  • Inspect jobs
  • Supervise construction

Program graduates are prepared for entry-level positions as civil engineering technicians, civil drafters, inspectors, surveyor's aides, traffic engineering technicians, and highway design technicians. 

Program Certificate & Degree Options

In this program you can earn the following:

Students planning to transfer to a four-year college or university should contact the Transfer Center for specific information on transfer requirements.

Employment Outlook

For more information, visit O*NET, which provides detailed information on workers, salaries, expected job growth and characteristics of the occupation.