Salary Range Potential:
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering
Mathematics, Problem-solving, Critical thinking, Attention to detail
Types of Employers:
Construction, Advanced Manufacturing, Energy, Private Firm
Civil engineers design and supervise large and complex construction projects, including roads, buildings, industrial complexes, airports, tunnels, and systems for delivery of water, wastewater and energy.
In today's growing energy and manufacturing economy, civil and environmental engineers are in high demand. Additionally, a growing population and America's aging infrastructure will require a steady supply of civil engineers to solve complex problems.
As a job candidate, you will be required to have a bachelor’s degree in engineering. Many companies also require engineers to obtain a professional engineering license through organizations like the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying. Civil Engineering programs are offered at 3 Mississippi 4-year universities - Mississippi State University, Jackson State University, and University of Mississippi.
Civil Engineer - $75,0000%
Cashier - $20,8800%
Waitress/Waiter - $20,7700%
Fast Food Workers - $20,7700%
Security Guard - $26,1700%
Private Sector - $41,6000%
The Drafting and Design Technology programs of study are designed to provide specialized occupational instruction in all phases of drafting technology in order to prepare students for positions in the drafting field. A combination of class work and laboratory experience is stressed.The Engineering Drafting and Design Technology program of study is designed to provide instruction in all phases of design technology in order to prepare students for positions as designers or computer-aided drafting technicians. Instruction includes computer-aided design, architectural design, civil planning, 3D-modeling and manufacturing. A combination of class work and laboratory experience is stressed. The Architectural Engineering Technology option prepares a person for a career in the architectural drafting field as an Architectural Drafter, Architectural Designer or CAD Technician. The Architectural Engineering Technology concentration educates students in the design of projects in residential as well as commercial fields. The program is designed to prepare graduates for employment in architectural firms, design/build firms, engineering firms, governmental agencies, architectural material suppliers and manufacturing facilities. Students have the opportunity to earn Autodesk Certification upon completion of the program.
Pre-requisites required:Students seeking admission to this program must meet one of the following minimum assessment scores: ACT®- Reading, 16; Math, 17; and English, 17; OR ACCUPLACER- Reading Comprehension, 70; Arithmetic, 63; and Sentence Structure, 88; OR by approval of the program chairperson.
Length of Program:Career Certificate | Technical Certificate | 2 year Associate of Applied Science
Summary of Program Requirements:Students seeking admission to this program must meet one of the following minimum assessment scores: ACT®- Reading, 16; Math, 17; and English, 17; OR ACCUPLACER- Reading Comprehension, 70; Arithmetic, 63; and Sentence Structure, 88; OR by approval of the program chairperson.
Skills NeededComputer Proficiency | Trouble shooting | Math Skills | Multi-Tasking | Motor Skills