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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Construction Technology - AS Degree

The Construction Technology Associate Degree program offered by Penn Foster allows students to earn a degree from home. Covering construction material and methods, planning and control, technical ...

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    Associate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    61
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Engineering Technology - AS Degree

The Engineering Technology program offered through Penn Foster College trains students for a career dealing with engineering, mechanics, and control technology. The Engineering Technol...

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    Associate
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    100% Online
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    64
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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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AS Surveying

Individuals interested in working outside, rather than in an office setting for the majority of the day may be interested in a career in land surveying. MGSC’s Associate of Science in Survey...

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    Public, 4-year or above
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    N/A

  • Degree Level:
    Associate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    60
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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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    N/A

  • 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

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    Associate
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    100% Online
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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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    N/A

  • Degree Level:
    Associate
  • Delivery format:
    Hybrid
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    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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