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Building Construction Technology


Building construction technology programs teach people skills to build and remodel homes and other buildings.

Building construction technology programs include topics such as:


Many career and technical schools as well as most community colleges offer certificate and associate degree programs in building construction technology. A certificate program usually takes a year of full-time study. An associate degree program usually takes two years of full-time study.

Very few colleges and universities offer bachelor's degree programs in building construction technology. A bachelor's degree usually takes about four years of full-time study.

See schools that offer this program.

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Program Admission

You can prepare for this program of study by getting your high school diploma or GED.

Below is a list of high school courses that will help prepare you for this program of study:

Typical Course Work

Program Courses

This undergraduate program typically includes courses in the following subjects:

Things to Know

Most programs require that students purchase tools. In addition, some programs require you to buy your own safety equipment including gloves, steel-toed shoes, safety glasses, ear and eye protection, and a hard hat.

Electricians need to have good color vision.

Some programs offer day or evening classes.


King-Snohomish Area

Construction Industry Training Council (CITC)

Green River College

West Side Area

Peninsula College

Yakima Area

Perry Technical Institute