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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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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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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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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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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Home Inspector

Penn Foster Career School’s training program equips students with a Home Inspector Diploma. Students complete a series of detailed courses teaching skills and techniques vital for a home inspector...

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Viticulture Technology - Diploma

Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC) and the Viticulture and Enology Science and Technology Alliance (VESTA) have partnered to offer a viticulture technology diploma program. VESTA consists of ...

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