The program will offer a bachelor’s degree option for graduates who wish to move into positions as electrical construction engineers, electrical design engineers, estimators or project managers.
MINNEAPOLIS, March 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Dunwoody College of Technologyprivate non-profit institution and pioneer in technical education, announces today the launch of its Energy and construction technology program. The program offers an online bachelor’s degree option for electrical graduates who wish to pursue positions as electrical construction engineers, electrical design engineers, senior project managers, estimators, draftsmen, or construction engineers. solar energy systems. Prospective students can start enrolling now with classes starting in fall 2022.
Innovative pilot programs like this help turn our learners into leaders and our students into collaborators – Polly
Power & Construction Engineering Technology is an honors electrical engineering degree that focuses on the built environment – from vertical and horizontal buildings to infrastructure including utilities. Graduates with a two-year degree in electrical construction or electrical design can transfer into the online program with part-time and full-time options. Students will learn in synchronous or asynchronous classes using Canvas LMS and Microsoft Teams.
“At Dunwoody, we work closely with partners to understand the skills and training needed to fill the hiring pipeline ensuring our students are the strongest candidates for the job,” said Polly Friendshuh, Dean of Building Science and Building Technology. “Through extensive industry research, we have identified a need for Electrical and Solar Systems Engineers and are proud to offer the Power & Construction Engineering Technology program to current and future students. Innovative pilot programs like this These help transform our learners into leaders and our students into collaborators and creative problem solvers.”
Dunwoody’s new program focuses on advanced power and control system design, advanced design, building and energy codes, and advanced training for project managers. Students in the Bachelor of Energy and Construction Engineering Technology program will learn and practice their skills in industry-standard software, including AutoCAD, Revit, Microstation, Accubid, and Navisworks. Other topics covered in the program include construction law, construction accounting, integrative field technologies, renewable energy design, and IoT (Internet of Things). Registered students receive a laptop provided by Dunwoody with all the software needed to complete the program.
The program also includes a senior capstone project in its final semester that gives students the opportunity to demonstrate relevant industry experience with an emphasis on commercial construction or utilities or both.
For more information on Dunwoody’s Power & Construction Engineering Technology program, visit program page.
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Founded in 1914, Dunwoody College of Technology is the only private, nonprofit technical college in the Upper Midwest. Having provided applied and practical technical training to more than 250,000 men and women, Dunwoody is the college for experimenters and creators, a place where the curious and confident learn by doing. Situated in Minneapolis, Dunwoody offers a unique campus experience in dedicated labs, studios and stores that treat students like future professionals from day one. With certificates, associate’s degrees, and bachelor’s degrees in more than 46 majors — including engineering, robotics, design, and other STEM-related fields — Dunwoody challenges students to come determined and graduate. More information about Dunwoody can be found at www.dunwoody.edu or by following Dunwoody on Facebook, instagram and Twitter.
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