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What will I learn?

The A.S. degree in Construction and Civil Engineering Technology prepares you to go into a diverse, dynamic and hands-on field where you’ll work with a team to solve problems and turn plans into reality.

With classroom curriculum that parallels on-the-job activities, this program is designed to train you on the skills you need to work on a team with architects, engineers, contractors, building officials and others. Learn about studying building plans, estimating materials and labor and obtaining building permits, among other day-to-day tasks. Upon completion, you’ll be ready to set your plans into play—whether that’s a career just starting out in construction or a more advanced position, from architectural drafting to construction estimator to scheduler.

Learn How To

Learn the latest construction methods, materials and technology to help build Central Florida.

Gain knowledge in obtaining building permits and licenses, as well as estimating materials, labor and equipment.

Oversee the work of employees, develop budgets for various projects and monitor expenditures.

Job Outlook

As one of the fastest-growing regions in the U.S., Central Florida is experiencing a building boom. The market for new office buildings, retail centers, schools, restaurants and homes continue to increase, creating many career opportunities in this industry for skilled workers. Also, a growing emphasis on retrofitting buildings to make them more energy efficient is contributing to job demand.

Potential Careers

  • Building Inspector
  • Construction Manager
  • Estimator
  • General Contractor
  • Plans Reviewer
  • Project Manager

Majors

  • Construction Management
  • Civil / Surveying Engineering

Which department am I in?

Valencia College

Study options

Full Time (60 credit hours)

Tuition fees
$9,383.00 (6,96,551) per year
USD $390.96 per credit hour. Based on rates for the 2020-2021 academic year. These rates are subject to change.

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

15 October 2021

Start date

23 August 2021, 10 January 2022, 22 August 2022

Venue

Valencia College

West Campus,

1800 South Kirkman Road,

ORLANDO,

Florida,

32811, United States

Full Time (60 credit hours)

Tuition fees
$9,383.00 (6,96,551) per year
USD $390.96 per credit hour. Based on rates for the 2020-2021 academic year. These rates are subject to change.

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

15 October 2021

Start date

23 August 2021, 10 January 2022, 22 August 2022

Venue

Lake Nona Campus

12350 Narcoossee Road,

ORLANDO,

Florida,

32832, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have the equivalent of a high school diploma in the United States.

For international students

U.S. high School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED)

English Language Requirements:

Official TOEFL result (minimum score 45)

Official IELTS result (minimum score 5.5)

Official LOEP result (minimum score 86 – offered at Valencia College)

Successful completion of English Composition or its equivalent (as determined by Valencia) with a grade of C or higher.

Application deadline: June/15 for fall; Oct/15 for spring.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Valencia College

Florida means easy access to beautiful beaches, sunshine throughout the year, iconic theme parks, top restaurants and excellent shopping amenities.

  • Awarded Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence.
  • Year-round campus events
  • Opportunities to study abroad
  • New campus open in downtown Orlando