Civil engineering technology | Stark State College - North Canton, Ohio

Civil engineering technology

With a civil engineering technology degree from Stark State, you’ll be trained to assist civil engineers in planning, designing and constructing highways, bridges, dams, tunnels, airports, water supply systems, buildings and other structures. Use up-to-date computer programs in estimating and structural design and other areas as you incorporate basic theoretical knowledge with practical laboratory applications in indoor and outdoor settings.

Work in many areas, including
(may include, but not limited to):

  • project management
  • construction estimating
  • general contracting
  • specification writing
  • project scheduling
  • construction sales
  • public agencies
  • project inspecting

Prepare for a career as a(n)
(may include, but not limited to):

  • civil engineer
  • engineering technician
  • estimator
  • field technician
  • mold remediation specialist
  • quality control technician
  • surveyor/survey technician

Civil engineering technology vs. pre-engineering civil engineering

Both AAS engineering technology and AS pre-engineering degrees articulate to BS degrees at the University of Akron.
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Your pathway to a degree

You can start with a civil/surveying or civil/surveying drafting certificate, taking classes that directly apply to the associate degree in civil engineering technology:


Associate degree

  • Associate of applied science in civil engineering technology

Stark State graduates have worked for the following companies

  • Accurate Technologies – surveying technician
  • Allside – engineering estimator
  • ATC Associates – construction inspection technician
  • B&W Construction – civil engineer scheduler
  • Beaver Excavating – project technician
  • David Bodo & Associates – CAD draftsman
  • Meridian Construction – foreman
  • Portage County Engineers – civil engineer
  • St. Clair Pavlis – carpenter supervisor
  • Structural Architects – CAD draftsman
  • Thorson Baker and Associates – CAD architect
  • Wayne Homes – architectural frafter
  • RG Smith – steel estimator
  • Todd Michael Builders – foreman

Program scholarships 

  • Engineering Memorial scholarship
  • Choose Ohio First scholarship

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The civil engineering technology program is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ETAC of ABET);

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