Civil Engineering

Plan, design, and improve the infrastructure of tomorrow.

Civil engineering shapes the world we live in. Be a key player in creating the places where we live and play.

When you pursue a career in civil engineering you’ll make your mark on the future. From community parks to high-traffic bridges, civil engineering plays a vital role in creating and maintaining the infrastructure where we live, work, and play.

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Civil Engineering Technology (B.S.)

Take the lead in engineering all types of projects from highways and structures to hydraulic systems and development sites.

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, February 24 8:30 AM - 3 PM

Apr 7

Undergraduate Open House

Sunday, April 7 8:30 AM - 3 PM

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Penn College News
10.17.2023

'Civil Engineering Today & Tomorrow'

Think you know what civil engineers do? Think again! This edition of the Tomorrow Makers podcast will open your eyes to even more ways in which their projects impact our world. Ruth A. Hocker, a civil engineering instructor at Penn College, and Zachary T. Hepler, of Ringtown, a senior in the program, spark listeners' curiosity with topics ranging from civil engineers' vital community role to international career opportunities to floating cities.

09.28.2023

Guest lecturer discusses promise of 'smart' concrete

European research into self-monitoring and self-healing concrete was shared Wednesday evening with Penn College students in civil engineering and a variety of construction-related majors. The hourlong seminar was delivered by Andrzej Cwirzen, head of the Building Materials Research Group at Luleå University of Technology in Sweden.

08.18.2023

Teachers race back to class to pique middle schoolers' STEM interest

As part of a PAsmart “Advancing K-12 Computer Science & STEM Education” grant received by Pennsylvania College of Technology from the Pennsylvania Department of Education, 24 middle school educators recently convened on campus for a weeklong hands-on externship.

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