Construction Technology

Construction is vital to the success of our communities. Homes, schools, office buildings, community centers, and more are built, renovated, and remodeled every day across the United States.  Construction workers are highly trained to tackle the industry’s challenges such as construction management and sustainable building planning. Our Construction Technology Degree, offered as an Associate of Applied Science and Certificate of Completion, prepares you for real-world jobs in the construction field.

Why Sheridan College

  • Learn the skills of construction technology by taking courses such as carpentry, surveying, job estimation, building design, and project scheduling — all taught by highly skilled and knowledgeable trades-people.
  • Our students excel in the annual Wyoming SkillsUSA statewide competitions and have earned trips to the National SkillsUSA competition in Kansas City and Louisville, Kentucky.
  • Many of your classes will take place outside of a classroom where you will receive hands-on training.

Industry Outlook

Laborers and workers in all fields of construction are in high demand. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts an increase of 12 percent by 2026; as a result, there will be 1,629,000 construction laborer and helper jobs available. The demand for construction managers will increase as well. More than 44,000 new jobs will be added from 2016-2026, which is an 11 percent increase.

Faculty and Community

Sheridan College takes the lead in career and technical education, earning recognition and awards, including National Outstanding Student of the Year and Faculty of the Year honors from the American Technical Education Association. That commitment to excellence is prevalent in our Construction Technology Degree at Sheridan College. Our faculty are dedicated to making sure you have the skills and training to compete and thrive in today’s construction fields.

As a student here, you will have access to our strong community partnerships. The Construction Technology Program partners with the Big Horn Home Builders Association and Habitat for Humanity of the Eastern Bighorns in order to provide hands-on learning opportunities for you. Smaller class sizes, personalized instruction, on-site construction training, and access to industry-learning tools enhances your college experience at Sheridan College.

Careers and Opportunities

Construction technology professionals build, repair, and renovate buildings and structures, as well as plan and manage construction activity. Our program includes classes held at construction sites, giving you real-world experience. After earning a Construction Technology Degree from Sheridan College, you can pursue higher education or find a job in related fields, including:

  • Construction Management
  • Carpentry
  • Building Inspection
  • Construction Labor
  • Project Management
  • Licensed Equipment Operator
  • Roofer
  • Drywall and Ceiling Installation