Construction Management | Stark State College - North Canton, Ohio

Civil engineering technology – construction management major

In the construction management program, you’ll study the management and technology sides of the residential and commercial construction industry while developing an understanding of current building codes, construction materials and processes, principles of design and construction safety. You’ll explore topics such as interpreting construction documents, the importance of communication skills, project scheduling and understanding job cost reports as you learn through classroom, lab and field experiences. The curriculum combines technical instruction with management concepts to prepare you to take on a supervisory role in the field.

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

  • construction engineer
  • code enforcement inspector
  • engineering technician
  • estimator
  • field technician
  • project engineer/manager
  • quality control technician

Stark State graduates have worked for these companies
(including, but not limited to):

  • Hammontree and Associates – construction supervisor
  • Beaver Excavating – project technician
  • Todd Michaels Builders – foreman
  • St Clair Pavlis – carpenter supervisor
  • Meridian Construction – foreman
  • Allside – engineering estimator
  • ATC Associates – construction inspection 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 construction technician certificate or construction materials inspection certificate, taking classes that directly apply to the associate degree in civil engineering technology – construction management major:

Certificates

Associate degree

  • Associate of applied science in civil engineering technology

Accreditation

The mechanical engineering technology program is accredited by the Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (TAC of ABET); www.abet.org

Student outcomes

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 craftsman
  • Thorson Baker and Associates – CAD architect
  • Wayne Homes – architectural drafter
  • RG Smith – steel estimator
  • Todd Michael Builders – foreman

Gainful employment disclosure

Program scholarships

  • Engineering Memorial scholarship
  • Choose Ohio First scholarship

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