Construction Engineering, B.S.

Construction Engineering, B.S.

Prepare for a career in the construction industry with a program that melds traditional civil engineering with construction management while focusing on the field’s rapidly changing technology.

What You’ll Learn

The B.S. in Construction Engineering gives you a strong fundamental knowledge of engineering design and management principles. You’ll learn how to apply design theory and practices to produce solutions that support public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors.

As the only B.S. Construction program offered in the New York tri-state area, your studies will include engineering mechanics and graphics, survey and geomatics, construction materials, building construction, concrete and steel structure design, construction management, cost estimating, planning and scheduling, and project management.

You’ll gain additional learning experiences from rich resources that include our Entrepreneurship and Technology Innovation Center, engineering clubs (ASME, SAE, NSBE), co-op program, and undergraduate research opportunities alongside faculty members as part of our Undergraduate Research & Entrepreneurial Program (UREP).

In your senior year, you’ll complete a capstone design project using the skills developed throughout the curriculum that address economic issues appropriate to the effective practice of engineering and showcasing your written language and oral communication skills.

Career Options

  • Civil Engineer
  • Construction Engineer
  • Construction Manager
  • Field Engineer
  • Project Engineer/Manager
  • Scheduling Engineer

Exceptional experiences.
Outstanding outcomes.

$93,729

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How You’ll Succeed

Upon graduation, you’ll be able to:

  • Identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics.
  • Communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
  • Recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed decisions that consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts.
  • Function effectively as a project manager or member of a team whose members create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives.
  • Develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions.

International F-1 students who successfully complete this degree are eligible for an additional 24-month STEM OPT extension to work in the U.S. in an area directly related to their area of study immediately upon completing the customary 12-month post-completion Optional Practical Training (OPT).

Students in this degree program can apply to participate in New York Tech's 24-week cooperative (co-op) employment program during their junior or senior year. Get more info and apply.

USNWR Best Colleges/Regional

Top-Tier Ranking

New York Tech is ranked among the top 50 regional universities in the North.

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Student Profile: Rasheed Martin

New York, NY | September 20, 2022

Aspiring engineer and president of the Black Student Union Rasheed Martin wants to change the underrepresentation of the Black community in engineering. “As president, I will be implementing new standards that will help put our community in the best position to be successful socially, educationally, and professionally.”

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