SUNY Canton

A.A.S. in Civil Engineering Technology

Program Description

The Civil Engineering Technology program provides a number of opportunities for students to get real-world experience while completing an associate’s degree. Students can take advantage of numerous field trips and special projects to gain knowledge and training. Many students participate on The SUNY Canton American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Steel Bridge Team (pictured below).

A wide array of employment opportunities in construction, design, materials and related industries awaits you. In addition to a variety of career opportunities, graduates also have options for pursuing a baccalaureate degree at SUNY Canton or elsewhere in Facilities Operations or Industrial Technology Management. Hands-on experience is extensive and those who have completed the program compete very successfully in industry.

Focus Areas

  • Computer drafting and design with AutoCAD
  • Structural analysis and design
  • Physics
  • Statics
  • Calculus
  • Advanced surveying
  • Strength of materials

Potential Career Opportunities

  • Structural Steel Designer
  • Drafter
  • Estimator
  • Surveyor
    Construction Superintendent
  • Construction Inspector
  • Materials Technician
  • Environmental Technician
  • Industrial Sales Representative
  • Residential and Commercial Contractor
  • General Contractor

Program Format


Educational Level Prerequisites

High School diploma

Program Type

Degree Program

Expected Outcomes