Construction Technologist

Why Become a Construction Technologist?

Construction technologists always seem to be creating and implementing digital footprints for the future of work and business. One thing is for certain, technologists are always in a high demand career and are essential to help companies navigate the ever changing digital landscape. The paycheck isn’t bad either as technologists can make upwards of $141k.

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Career Pathways

Becoming an Construction Technologist

Technical College

Certificate program prepares students for skill trade careers in the construction technology industry and emphasizes civil engineering technology skills for successful employment. Students are prepared through vocational school courses including engineering, design, and computer software. Standard pathway to obtaining a technical degree includes:

Meet Education Requirements
High school diploma or GED required
Attend Technical College, Trade School, or 4 Year College

Minimum of 2-3 years is required

Complete Apprenticeship
Combine paid onsite training with classroom instruction

*Please note, requirements may vary by State and location.

Straight to Workforce

Although a degree is not always required, employers generally prefer candidates to have an associate’s degree from a program accredited by ABET, although a degree is not always required. Should also have basic knowledge of the use of computers.


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**Above career path chart shows how you might advance from one job title to another within the trade industry; not all trade pathways are the same and depend on each person’s ultimate goals and job opportunities


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Dual Enrollment

Maximize education and career training by taking courses that earn college and high school credit at the same time.

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