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UMass Lowell Continuing Studies, Corporate & Distance Education

Civil Engineering Technology

 

Please note: We are no longer accepting applications into this program.

 

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"I wanted to make a career change and do something I was passionate about, which for me is the environment. So when I decided to go back to school, I looked at several universities and even went so far as to interview faculty to make sure I selected the right one. What I discovered along the way is that UMass Lowell is among a select group of universities with a prestigious engineering program. That really reinforced my decision to attend UMass Lowell."
Andrea Lindsey, Student

 

 

Bridges, buildings, wastewater treatment plants, highways none of society's critical infrastructure would be possible without Civil Engineering Technologies. Students in the Civil Engineering Technology program gain a solid background in structural engineering, material properties, soils, infrastructure and environmental factors all necessary components to designing, building and maintaining the critical infrastructure supporting the world in which we live.

 

The Civil Engineering Technology 2 men on siteprogram provides students with both technical insight and hands-on experience. Students not only become familiar with the intricacies of load-bearing support, reinforced concrete and continuous spans, but they also gain an understanding of traffic characteristics, water and wastewater treatment, highway design and the legal issues involved in resource development.

 

The program prepares students for assignments in such industries as transportation, public infrastructure, local utilities, environmental protection, housing development, commercial construction and more. Graduates of the program may find themselves in roles within municipal public works departments or working for construction companies, building highways and bridges in the U.S. and abroad, further supporting the growth of our global economy.

The educational objectives of the UML CET program are to have students who will achieve the following in their professional career after graduation:

 

  1. Effectively use critical thinking and problem solving, scientific knowledge and civil engineering skills and methods for specific application in Structural, Environmental or Transportation careers;

  2. To be established and recognized as a valued professionals and effective communicators in industries related to civil engineering and civil engineering technology; To be established and recognized as a valued professionals and effective communicators in industries related to civil engineering and civil engineering technology;

  3. To practice professionally in a collaborative, team-oriented manner that embraces the multidisciplinary and multicultural environment of today's business world;

  4. To engage in lifelong learning and professional development via post graduate education and participation in professional organizations;

  5. To function as a responsible members of society with willingness to mentor fellow employees and an understanding of the ethical, social and economic impact of their work in a global context.

 

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