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Construction Engineering Technology Major

Apply engineering principles to construction projects. Our students gain knowledge of construction procedures and codes as well as techniques of materials testing, surveying, and more. 

Expert Faculty with Industry Experience

Our faculty members, who are experienced professionals in the field, will guide you through practical exercises and projects that simulate real construction scenarios.

Guest Demonstrations

Students work with leading construction companies, gaining invaluable insights into the industry. These experiences enhance your skills, build professional networks, and increase your employability upon graduation.

Design Construction Structures

Apply creativity in the design of construction systems, components, or processes. Master the appropriate design software including Excel, Autocad, Primavera, and Timberline.

Construction majors with engineering emphasis at Pittsburg State University
Construction + Engineering
Our curriculum combines a strong core construction foundation with engineering coursework, ensuring students receive a well-rounded education.
Civil engineering graduates complete surveys in Construction Engineering Technology major
Hands-On Experience

Through internships, cooperative education programs, and industry partnerships, you will have opportunities to apply your knowledge to real-world construction projects.

Construction technology degree student completes BIM certification at Pittsburg State University
State-of-the-Art Labs

Access to dedicated labs in mapping software, material testing/structures, surveying, equipment simulators, electrical, and mechanical.


Company Day in the fall with +100 businesses


job placement rate reported by grads


starting salaries recorded by recent graduates


Construction Expo in the spring with tool giveaways, networking, and live demos.

Construction Engineering Technology Careers

Our graduates work for various employers like companies general or specialty contractors, engineering firms, and government agencies. Typical career paths include:

  • Project managers
  • Project engineers
  • Estimators
  • Site managers
  • Superintendents
  • Field engineers
  • Quality control/testing professionals
  • Surveyors
Starting salaries for graduates typically range from $50,000 to $70,000 per year. The demand for construction professionals continues to grow, and our graduates are highly sought after for their expertise in applying engineering principles to construction projects.

Additional information
for the School of Construction

Catalog – see program guides