Building Technology Associate Degree

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Median Earnings

$42/hr. 
(earnings range: $25 - $72/hr.)

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Projected Job Growth

to 2024
+5% (National)
+5% (Michigan)

Graduation cap

Education Levels

of current workers
26% high school diploma
24% some college
9% associate degree
28% bachelor's degree

The building technology associate degree will prepare graduates for employment in a variety of settings. As an industry professional, you will coordinate and schedule the activities of construction, as well as read specifications and blueprints to determine construction requirements or plan procedures. You will inspect work progress, equipment, and construction sites for quality and safety and perform site layout tasks using survey equipment. 

Graduates from the building technology program have a wide variety of career options which include, but are not limited to, general contractor, carpenter, building inspector, building maintenance technician, material salesperson, concrete finisher, construction foreman, assistant estimator, survey and more. 

building technologyWatch one student talk about his experience in the program here

Earnings, job growth and education levels noted are from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (National), and CareerOneStop/U.S. Department of Labor (Michigan).

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