Prospective Students

Employment Outlook for Construction Engineers

Employment Rate
Over 99%

Salary Offers
Average Salary
May Graduates
$51,000 per year (starting)

Typical Employers
Contract Administrators

Typical Projects
Bridges, Highways, Large Buildings, Industrial

Typical Positions
Scheduler, Junior Estimator, Assistant Project Manager, Field or Office Engineer

Location of Employment
Connecticut, New Hampshire, Florida, Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and others

The University of Maine Construction Engineering Technology degree program is ABET accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission.

ETAC-RGB-W-LABET accreditation is proof that a collegiate program has met standards essential to produce graduates ready to enter the critical fields of applied science, computing, engineering, and engineering technology. Graduates from an ABET-accredited program have a solid educational foundation and are capable of leading the way in innovation, emerging technologies, and in anticipating the welfare and safety needs of the public.

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Construction Engineering Technology has Transfer Fact Sheets that cover courses taken at the following schools:

Eastern Maine Community College

Northern Maine Community College

Entrance Requirements for Construction Engineering Technology

A high school diploma with the following specific courses:

  • 4 years English
  • 2 years  Algebra I & II
  • 1 year Geometry
  • 1/2 year Trigonometry
  • 2 years Lab Science (physics required)
  • 2 years History/Social Studies
  • 17 years Academic electives (to equal at least 17 total credits)

Please see the admissions page for more information on applying to the University of Maine.