Civil & Environmental Engineering Technology

  • Associate of Engineering

In-Person Plus at:

  • Randolph, VT

In Person Plus programs are In Person with options for cross-campus classes and flexibility for remote study.

Will you help address the major infrastructure challenges of the 21st century, like water quality, climate change, and crumbling roads and bridges? With an Associate of Engineering (A.E.) degree in Civil & Environmental Engineering Technology from Vermont State, you’ll gain the confidence to tackle our biggest infrastructure issues — and launch a successful career in fields like surveying, materials testing, construction, structural design, water and wastewater treatment, stormwater design, and solid waste management.

Why Study Civil & Environmental Engineering Technology at Vermont State?

  • Making a living while making a difference: The average salary for civil engineering technologists is $58,000*. 
  • Exceptional placement rate: Vermont State’s program has a 100% placement rate, meaning our students find employment within six months of graduating. 
  • Hands-on learning: Our high-tech labs include modern surveying tools, a stream table to study water flow and erosion, soil and material testing equipment, and computer stations with CAD software. 
  • Pursue additional education: You can continue building your skills in Vermont State’s Architectural Engineering Technology or Construction Management bachelor’s degree programs. 

Financial Aid for Civil & Environmental Engineering Technology

Vermont State University is providing a high-quality, affordable degree in Civil & Environmental Engineering Technology to students across Vermont and beyond. More than 80 percent of Vermont State students are awarded financial aid, including new students, transfer students, international students, out-of-state students, and first-generation students. Our financial aid team is here to help you explore all your options.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics  

Internships & Jobs in Civil & Environmental Engineering Technology

At Vermont State, you’ll gain leading-edge skills for Civil & Environmental Engineering Technology jobs through internships, co-ops, career coaching, and more. Our internship placements are guaranteed to grow your professional network.

What is Civil & Environmental Engineering Technology? 

Civil engineering is a broad field focusing on designing, building, and supervising infrastructure projects and systems. These can include transportation, water, structural, construction, and environmental projects and systems. Civil engineering technologists and civil engineers can work for contractors, consulting companies, government agencies, and environmental organizations, focusing on the design of airports, bridges, buildings, canals, dams, roads, sewers, subways, tunnels, and water supply systems. 

Student Stories

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“My job includes surveying, analyzing plans and drawings, testing materials, and tracking and reporting progress of the project. My classes helped give me a foundation of understanding that I build on daily at the engineering consulting firm I work for.” 

Bethany Bosch ‘18 
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“When I go to concrete plants, the operators are shocked by my role, being so young in the construction field. It has made it clear to me that my degree is like gold on a resume.” 

Dustin Hill ‘16