Do the designs of the Hoover Dam, Chicago O’Hare International Airport or Golden Gate Bridge intrigue you? Does the creativeness surrounding the design and creation of large-scale structures such as these capture your attention?
Structural engineering is the largest discipline within the field of civil engineering, and this specialty involves the design and execution of large structural projects, such as:
Let us help you get started in our Structural Engineering Technology Certificate Program!
What can I do with this in the workforce?
When you graduate from our Structural Engineering Technology Certificate Program, you will be able to search for entry-level employment in the structural engineering field as a:
You are also likely to succeed in this field and program if you:
What is the average salary?
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What is HACC’s program like?
You will gain a solid foundation of engineering skills through hands-on team projects and innovative lessons. Our program gives you the chance to participate in team-based projects to complete basic designs for commercial buildings and other structures. By completing these projects, you will learn how to calculate design loads and stresses, as well as draw free-body diagrams and size beams, columns and joists.
After graduating from our program, you will be ready to:
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What classes will I take?
Can I transfer my credits to a four-year college or university?
Our certificate program is designed to lead directly to employment. However, we encourage you to transfer your credits into our Associate in Science (AS) in structural engineering technology if you wish to continue your education.
Where can I complete this program?
Locally YOURS, we offer the entire program at our Harrisburg Campus.
Does HACC offer scholarships?
Yes! Through the HACC Foundation, there are scholarships available. Please visit hacc.edu/scholarships for details and deadlines.
When can I apply?
We offer classes in the spring, summer and fall, and you can apply anytime on our website. When you submit your application, please include program code 4581 with your application to make sure you apply to the correct program.
How can I learn more?