Greetings from the School of Construction and Design Technologies. Our academic school provides access to career opportunities that will position you to gain employment in the rapidly changing and ever-expanding construction and design fields. Our degrees reside within one of five academic departments—Architectural Technology & Sustainable Design, Building Construction, Construction Management, Civil Engineering & Surveying and HVAC—and offer credentials at the bachelor, associate or certificate level.
Each department is unique and offers hands-on, real-world learning experiences. Many of our programs offer the opportunity to earn industry-valued credentials while pursuing your Penn College degree. Technical coursework is complemented with a core of general education classes designed to ensure that our graduates possess the critical thinking and communication skills desired in today’s workforce.
The breadth of our degrees offers multiple options for embarking on a path that leads to career opportunities. We encourage you to visit our well-equipped labs, talk with our experienced faculty, interact with our engaging students, and see for yourself the delivery of our hands-on, relevant education that will put you on a career trajectory with a degree that works.
Carol A. Lugg, Ed.D.
Dean of Construction & Design Technologies