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Construction Technology
Do you dream of becoming a leader in the construction industry? SUNY Delhi's hands-on curriculum and state-of-the-art facilities give you the tools you need to jump start your career as a leader in the largest industry in the United States.

Program Summary

The Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S) degree program in Construction Technology is intended to prepare future construction professionals in many aspects of the industry. The program touches on all facets of construction from residential to commercial to heavy construction. The program's roots reach back to 1933 when the first post-secondary construction program in the United States of America started at Delhi. Faculty strive to produce the next industry leaders, preparing them for the challenges and responsibilities that the industry holds. SUNY Delhi offers one of the few 2+2 degree options in existence, allowing you to finish your first two years with an associate degree and an option to enter into a Bachelor of Technology program in Construction Management: Design and Building. The Construction Management B.T. is a great opportunity to continue your education in the construction field, furthering your employment opportunities. Unique to the Construction Management Program is its full semester internship requirement. 

The Construction Technology program is proudly accredited by ACCE.

 The A.A.S. curriculum offers industry specific courses such as:

  • Environmental Systems
  • Law & Contracting
  • Construction Estimating
  • Construction Materials
  • Wood Frame Construction
  • Residential Auto Cad
  • Commercial Detailing
  • Construction Surveying
  • Concrete & Masonry Construction
  • Commercial Building Systems
  • Site Safety Management
  • Statics & Strengths of Materials

General Education & Business courses such as Economics, Accounting, English, Public Speaking, Physics and Mathematics are also part of the Construction Technology curriculum.

The Field

The construction industry is one of the nation's largest, boasting over 8.3 million jobs throughout the country. The following represents just a sampling of some of the career options available to SUNY Delhi students following the completion of their degree.

Career Paths:

  • Project Manager
  • Project Engineer
  • Field Engineer
  • Superintendent
  • Site Representative
  • Estimator
  • Surveyor
  • Consultant
  • General Contractor
  • Business Owner
  • Sales Representative


Student Achievement, Scholarships, and Awards 2013-14

1. ASC Heavy/Civil Competition: 2nd Place

2. ASC Design/Build Competition: 3rd Place

3. MOLES Scholarships: 2 students @ $ 5,000 each

4. MOLES Award: 1 student @ $ 1,000

5. AGC National Scholarship: 1 student @ $ 2,500

6. AGC/ New York Scholarships: 5 students @ $ 2,500 each

7. Delaware County Assoc. of Town Highway Superintendents: 2 students @ $ 750 each

8. ABC: Assoc. Building Contractors of the Triple Cities: 2 students @ $ 750 each

9. Merrill Family Foundation Scholarships: 6 students @ $ 2,500 average


Graduate Employment Data




Construction Technology AAS (CT) Students Entering Construction Management (BT) Bachelor Progam:

Average Starting Salary for A.A.S. Graduates: $35,000 - $50,000

Average Starting Salary for B.T. Graduates: $45,000 - $60,000

Admission Requirements
HS Average: 75
Algebra Regents: 73
Transfer GPA: 2.0

SUNY Curriculum Code: 0540

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Horizons, Fall/Winter 2013
Construction Program featured in SUNY Delhi's Horizons Magazine
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Last Updated: 8/31/16