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Engineering Technology, Construction Engineering Technology, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #501 (WUR) Newark, NJ, United States
The construction industry is an interesting and dynamic career that combines the elements of technical knowledge, management skills and creativity to breathe life into a set of plans, turning them into a real structure. The Engineering Technology, Construction Engineering Technology Option is offered by New Jersey Institute of Technology.
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Overview

The Engineering Technology, Construction Engineering Technology Option is offered by New Jersey Institute of Technology. The Construction Manager needs the technical ability to successfully interface with design professionals such as architects and engineers as well as the management skills to work with the talented trades persons that perform the actual work of construction.

These skills are acquired in the classroom as well as through internships and co-op education programs and in all phases of the construction industry such as building construction as well as heavy/highway and utility construction. These internship and co-op opportunities are supported by our industry partners.

The students in NJIT’s Construction Engineering Technology (CET) program acquire a broad set of technical skills as well as business, communication and management knowledge in order to successfully enter the construction management field. Graduates of our program are successful contractors, construction managers, project executives, project managers and construction inspectors.

Key Facts

One of the nation’s leading public polytechnic universities, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) prepares students to be leaders in the technology-dependent economy of the 21st century.  

Program Educational Objectives

  • Graduates of our program will attain positions of responsibility within the various aspects of the construction industry.
  • Graduates of our program will have the necessary skills to avail themselves of the opportunities for lifelong learning and professional development.

Accreditation

This program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    131 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Statics for Technology
  • Construction Procedures 
  • Circuits 
  • Survey of Accounting
  • Surveying
  • Strength of Materials for Technology
  • Construction Procedures 
  • Applied Fluid Mechanics
  • Structural Analysis in Construction
  • Construction Computing
  • Construction Codes and Regulations
  • Statistics for Technology
  • Principles of Management
  • Construction Safety
  • Soils and Earthworks
  • Structural Systems
  • Industrial Cost Analysis

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • All students who apply to NJIT must submit an official high school transcript in English. When evaluating your application for undergraduate admission, we are interested in understanding how you challenged yourself relative to the curriculum that was available at your school and the trends in your performance—especially your grades in math, science, and English.
  • Your completed coursework should include English Composition, Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Chemistry and Physics. We also consider the GPA that is indicated on your high school transcript. We look for students in the top 25 percent of their class. For schools that don't use a ranking system, we consider a 3.0 GPA or higher to be equivalent.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30160 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30160 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    30160 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30160 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    14448 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14448 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Newark

  • 935 - 1600 USD/month
    Living Costs

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