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Civil Technology

In this program, you will learn about surveying, soils, foundations, construction specifications, drainage, geology and more, preparing you for a career as a valued member of a civil engineering team.  

Top 3 Reasons to Choose Macomb for Civil Technology

  1. High-paying jobs are available without a four-year degree
  2. Credits from Macomb transfer to many four-year engineering programs, including those offered by Wayne State University and Lawrence Technological University.
  3. Save $18,000+ by starting here - 80% of our students leave debt free

Civil Technology Courses at Macomb

  • Materials
  • Civil Technology Seminar
  • Construction Safety Policy and Procedures
  • Soils and Foundations
  • Drainage and Geology
  • Materials Testing

Career Opportunities in Civil Technology

With an Associate of Applied Science Degree and/or Certificate in Civil Technology, you will be qualified to become a civil engineering technician, assisting civil engineers and architects on a variety of construction projects.

Transfer Pathways

If you want to become a civil engineer, you will need to earn a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering and obtain a state license. The credits earned in Macomb’s program transfer to many colleges and universities in Michigan, including Wayne State University and Lawrence Technological University, both of which offer a Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology.

If you intend to transfer and pursue a bachelor’s degree, speak with a Macomb counselor or academic advisor as soon as possible after you have applied to Macomb to plan the best pathway.


How do I find out more about Macomb’s Civil Technology Program?

For more information, contact the Technical Education Department at 586.445.7012.

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