HACC now offers a fully online two-year associate degree in building construction management that prepares you for the growing demand in construction. Proudly YOURS, we are one of the only schools in the nation to offer this program fully online – and the only community college in Pennsylvania to provide the opportunity to complete the program online in two years. Also, this program has recently received candidacy status from the American Council on Construction Education (ACCE), which means that HACC is on it's way to receiving full accreditation for this program within the next five years!
What can I do with this in the workforce?
According to the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC), construction employment has steadily increased during 2015, rising to the highest level since 2009.
The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Building Construction Management will prepare you for entry-level positions in the construction and contracting field as a quantity take-off technician and estimator, scheduler, supervisor and construction inspector. Get more information on how to become a Contractor here.
While a background in construction is helpful, it is not necessary. All you need is an interest in managing the construction process. After the building has been designed by the architect, the process of coordinating the construction process begins. This includes, but is not limited to:
What is the average salary?
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What is HACC’s program like?
Upon completion of your two years in this program, you will acquire the general knowledge of the overall construction process. The curriculum is supported with general education course in the communications, humanities, sciences and mathematics. Upon graduating from the program, you should be able to:
HACC is in the process of obtaining full accreditation for this program from the American Council on Construction Education (ACCE). Accreditation status comes the recognition that graduates will have for completing a rigorous course of study that meets national standards in construction management education. For more information about this organization, please view their website at www.acce-hq.org.
What classes can I take?
Can I transfer my credits to a four-year college or university?
Yes, your credits can transfer to a four-year college or university. In fact, graduates may pursue a bachelor’s degree in Technical Leadership through HACC’s articulation agreement with Bloomsburg University. You may also transfer to Construction Management bachelor's degree programs at four-year schools.
We have designed our degree programs to be flexible enough to transfer to a wide variety of colleges and universities with no loss of credit. However, each individual college has their own unique program. We encourage you to select a four-year school as soon as possible. This will allow you to learn the transfer college’s program requirements so you can take the proper classes at HACC.
|Bloomsburg University of PA:||Bachelor of Applied Science Technical Leadership (ONLINE & campus) (pdf)
Does HACC offer scholarships?
Yes! Through the HACC Foundation, there are approximately 200 scholarships available for you to earn money for your tuition. Before you submit your applications, please review the application guidelines at hacc.edu/scholarships.
When can I apply?
Anytime! We offer spring, summer and fall classes, and you can submit your application online. When you apply, please include the unique code for the Building Construction Management program. Including program code 4510 on your application ensures you apply to the correct HACC program.
How can I learn more?
To learn more about our program and your career opportunities, please contact an admissions counselor today! With HACC on your side, you’ll have the support you need to achieve your career goals.
For questions about the program, contact
department chair Kelley Engle or 717-736-4203.