List of Accredited Online Degrees

Students of colleges, trade schools and universities can choose to specialize in areas of design with a several options within the construction business. Construction can be a simple bathroom renovation project, or as complex as the design, development and engineering of modern marvel like the Eiffel Tower. Becoming an architect, site manager, engineer or individual entrepreneur of a construction company is part of the learned academics and hands on training students will receive when taking a concentration in building infrastructure.

A simple definition of construction: Construction is the process of adding structure to real property or the building or assembling of an infrastructure. Far from being a simple definition, the actual practice of construction involves many human feats in addition to design, financial support, legal considerations and safety standards.

In the modern industrialized world, construction involves the physical translation of design into a tangible reality. The key element of a design team is the responsibility to assemble plans, drawings and specifications, prepared by a talented array of one or all of these advanced professionals; surveyors, civil engineers, cost engineers, mechanical engineers, electrical engineers, structural engineers, fire protection engineers, planning consultants, architectural consultants, and archaeological consultants.

Graduates of an institutions degree program in construction can pursue a variety of career options. The industry is filled with tiered levels of skilled workers, each performing a vital task in the safe and successful job completion. The industry standards are so varied dependent on the task assigned, that career opportunities are available or individuals with years of experience, certifications, Bachelor’s degrees or even a Master’s or Doctorate level of education.

 

List of Accredited Online Degrees

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AutoCAD Essentials Certificate

Prospective students interested in Penn Foster’s AutoCAD Essentials Certificate program should have experience in Windows-based computer and basic drafting. Students participate in several special...

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    Certificate
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    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    2
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    courses

Furniture and Cabinet Maker

Penn Foster Career School's Furniture and Cabinet Maker Diploma is available online to students who are interested in learning woodworking skills from home. The programs covers topics of woodworki...

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    Diploma
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    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    8
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    units

Carpenter

Through Penn Foster Career School, students are able to pursue a Carpenter Diploma completely online. Carpentry requires certain specialized skills that Penn Foster is equipped to teach its studen...

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  • Degree Level:
    Diploma
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    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    7
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    units

Residential Electrician

Penn Foster Career School offers a Residential Electrician Diploma. Students engage in nine Instruction Sets that can be completed at a convenient time and allow students to train from home. In th...

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    Diploma
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    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    9
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    units

Drafting with AutoCAD®

Penn Foster Career School offers a hands-on Drafting with AutoCAD (computer-aided design) diploma. Consisting of 10 Instruction Sets, this program includes training in CAD software, drafting equip...

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    Diploma
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    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    10
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    units

Construction Trades, A.A.S.

The Construction Trades, A.A.S. degree at Lamar Community College places emphasis on carpentry, masonry, painting, welding, and plumbing, and requires a total of 63 credit hours. To better prepare st...

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    Public, 2-year
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    Associate
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    Campus Based
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    63
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Undergraduate Certificate in Building Information Modeling and Computer Visualization

Lawrence Technological University offers an Undergraduate Certificate in Building Information Modeling and Computer Visualization for those interested in relatively new technologies, bui...

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    4-year, Private not-for-profit
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    None

  • Degree Level:
    Certificate
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    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    12
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Engineering Studies Certificate

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    Public, 4-year or above
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    N/A

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    Certificate
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Viticulture Technology - AAS

Obtaining an Associate’s Degree in Viticulture Technology can be valuable for students interested in a career in wine making or grape growing. Students will learn the importance of soil prep...

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    Public, 2-year
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  • Degree Level:
    Associate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    66
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Construction Management

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    Private for-profit, 2-year
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    N/A

  • Degree Level:
    Associate
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    100% Online
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Undergraduate Certificate in Landscape Pest Management

The University of Florida’s Certificate in Landscape Pest Management is a program that is designed for employees of the landscape industry and related areas who wish to receive advanced training o...

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    4-year, Public
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    None

  • Degree Level:
    Certificate
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    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    15
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Associate of Applied Science Degree in Turfgrass Management Technology

For those with a passion for the outdoors, a career in turf grass management provides individuals with the opportunity to work outside as their profession.  Wayne Community College makes this...

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    Public, 2-year
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  • Degree Level:
    Associate
  • Delivery format:
    Hybrid
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    68
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Machine Tool Technology Associate in Science

The Machine Tool Technology Associate in Science Degree, 60 units total, 20 units in the major, is designed to provide the student with the basic skills and knowledge necessary to enter the machin...

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    Public, 2-year
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    N/A

  • Degree Level:
    Associate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    60
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Advanced Surveying Certificate

Earn your degree in Advanced Surveying Certificate from Cincinnati State Technical and Community College ...

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    Public, 2-year
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    N/A

  • Degree Level:
    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    22
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Graduate Certificate in Construction Management

New York University - School of Continuing and Professional Studies offers an online Graduate Certificate in Construction Management. The advanced curriculum is designed to provide students with t...

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    Private nonprofit 4-year or above
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    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    18
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