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Civil - Construction Engineering Technology, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
, OH,
Do you love to see your projects come to life? Want to walk through a newly completed building and be able to say "I was part of that"? Explore the Civil and Construction Engineering Technology program at Youngstown State University.


With courses ranging from calculus and structural design to construction management and soil mechanics, you will be fully equipped to step onto the job site with confidence in your skills as a project planner, specification wizard, and cost estimator. You can literally build a city from the ground up!

Along the way, you'll pick up valuable communication skills that will serve you well in a professional environment—because a plan only works when everyone's on the same page.

As a student in the Civil and Construction Engineering Technology program at Youngstown State University, you'll graduate with expertise in projects involving buildings, roads, dams, bridges, airports and wastewater treatment facilities, making you an attractive candidate for jobs with government agencies, engineering consultants, architectural firms or contractors. In fact, the vast majority of our graduates have full-time, permanent positions in their field prior to graduation. 

Career Opportunities

  • Ohio Department of Transportation
  • Pennsylvania Department of Transportation
  • Cafaro Co.
  • Nucor
  • United States Army Reserve
  • Vulcraft
  • Local County Engineer's offices

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Steel Design
  • Foundation Design
  • Masonry Design
  • Timber Design
  • Computing for Technologists
  • Electromechanical Systems
  • Electromechanical Systems Lab
  • Heavy Highway Technology
  • Construction Management
  • Building Information Modeling
  • Building Information Modeling Laboratory
  • Project Planning & Scheduling
  • Structural Analysis 
  • Construction Surveying

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 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

Admission requirements:
  • Online application form
  • A nonrefundable application fee 
  • Photocopy of passport page 
  • Affidavit of Financial Support Form
  • Supporting Financial documents

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14899 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14899 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    8899 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8899 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Youngstown

  • 787 - 1300 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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