Construction Career Schools, Colleges, Universities


A number of schools, colleges and universities offer construction training programs in subjects like construction design, project management, civil engineering etc.  These courses are designed to equip students with special skills in building, construction as well as financial dealings.

The basic requirement for enrolling for any of these course is a strong foundation of Mathematics (high-school level), and good English language skills.  To pursue graduate programs, one needs to have studied Mathematics or engineering or architecture.

Some of the courses for Construction Management are designed so that students get an overview of the latest construction techniques, management skills as well as learn about the legalities concerning the construction industry.  Most of these programs include various aspects related to construction as well as general management.  These would include teaching technical skills, teamwork as well as communication skills.

Construction careers have a number of people vying for the same jobs, so, the better qualified you are, the better are your job prospects.  A Civil engineer will command better jobs than a diploma holder or a certificate holder. 

Some of the most popular colleges and universities for pursuing Construction Trades Programs are:

Southern Utah University

Andrews University

Roger Williams University

TESST College of Technology

Lincoln Tech

Detailed information regarding admission procedures, duration of the courses, pre-requisite qualifications if any and course description can be got from the institutes directly.

Some trade schools offer two-year construction management degree or certification programs.  All Construction management programs are designed to give students both on-the-job training as well as classroom training.  Some of the programs also require the students to complete internship of some kind before they are awarded certifications or degrees.

If your objective is a managerial position in construction careers then a college degree is important.  A degree in construction management can help you to join the construction industry as a Management Apprentice or a Management Trainee.  A combination of experience and the right degrees can take you places in the construction industry.


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