Building Construction

Build your future in industry-driven labs.

Whether you’re drawn to the technology behind the trade or have an interest in rising to management, there’s an opportunity waiting for you.

From residential and commercial building to concrete science and sustainable design, the School of Engineering Technologies offers a number of in-demand career tracks. 

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Residential Construction Technology and Management (B.S.)

Master the hands-on and leadership skills it takes to successfully construct residential buildings and efficiently manage the process.

Building Construction Technology (A.A.S.)

Plan, design, and execute homes and smaller-scale commercial buildings. This associate's program pulls together specialized building construction skills and business essentials.

Concrete Science (A.A.S.)

Learn the scientific makeup and properties of various types of concrete. Explore admixtures, and recommend a balance that meets project demands.

Concrete Technician I (Competency Credential)

Explore the technical aspects of concrete materials, processing methods, tools, safety, and application procedures.

Concrete Technician II (Competency Credential)

Build on the Concrete Technician I certificate by adding in-depth skills specific to codes, testing, repair, and conflict resolution.

Minors & Immersions

Pair a minor with any bachelor's degree, or an immersion with any bachelor's or associate's degree.

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Undergraduate Open House

Saturday, July 13 9 AM - 3 PM

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Penn College News
04.05.2024

Drone demo offers aerial insights, emerging technologies

Representatives of Keystone Precision Solutions spent a recent day on campus to share their expertise in emerging technologies in the architecture, surveying, construction and engineering industries. Although the team’s unmanned aerial vehicles were “grounded” due to rain, several classes visited the Bardo Gym to experience equipment, including a robotic total station, laser scanner and unmanned aircraft systems.

03.15.2024

'Concrete Science'

"Imagine a world without concrete," levels alumnus Joe DiBucci, building construction technology instructor at Penn College. (Impossible!) This energized episode of the "Tomorrow Makers" podcast brings loads of laughs and lots of insight about the world's most widely used building material — concrete. Have a listen to "Concrete Science."

03.14.2024

Penn College faculty share concrete know-how with FFA teachers

"Concrete Science and Careers,” offered to K-12 FFA instructors by faculty experts from Pennsylvania College of Technology, is already yielding positive impacts – including plans for a more in-depth session for the teachers later this spring. Faculty offered instructor workshops on three Saturdays during the Pennsylvania FFA’s “Agricultural Cooperation Establishes Success” Leadership Conference near Harrisburg.

Industry Partners

Work with experts to become an expert

Penn College's strong corporate partnerships impact every step of your journey – from your first day in the classroom and labs, to career placement (oftentimes before graduation) and beyond.