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Overview

Career

Graduates typically work on the job site for a probationary period of time before landing an entry-level position in the construction technology career field with basic supervision skills required to work in carpentry, finishing works, electrician, plumbing, or related fields in addition to preparing the construction methods statements, safety plans, quality control system, building codes and quantity takeoffs. The certificate can be used as a stepping stone towards promotions and pay raises for individuals already employed in the construction industry. 

The requirements for the Construction Technology Certificate at Southern Utah University are integrated into the Construction Technology associate degree for those interested in pursuing a two-year associate degree. The requirements for the two-year associate degree in Construction Technology are integrated into the four-year bachelor degree in Construction Management for those students interested in pursuing a four-year bachelor degree. With proper advising, students who complete a 4-year bachelor degree in Construction Management can graduate with the certificate, associate, and bachelor degrees.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    24 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Architectural Design
  • Electrical Systems 
  • Residential Construction Materials and Methods
  • Commercial Construction Materials 
  • Construction Materials and Testing 
  • Concrete and Masonry 
  • Scheduling and Ethics 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    71

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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.

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

This course does not require prerequisite courses, conditions, or degrees for admission to the program.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10411 USD/semester
    Tuition Fee
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  • National

    9911 USD/semester
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9911 USD per semester and a duration of .
  • In-State

    3003 USD/semester
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3003 USD per semester and a duration of .
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Living costs for Cedar City

  • 870 - 1510 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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