Construction Certificate and Degree Pathways

Diablo Valley College's Construction Program is a great option for anyone interested in the many paths and opportunities available in the construction field. After completing the program, you will have the skills and knowledge necessary for your success in the industry. 

Our Construction program offers: 

  • an associate in science degree - construction

With specializations in:

  • an associate in science degree - pre-apprenticeship 
  • a certificate of achievement - construction and building inspection
  • a certificate of achievement - construction management 
  • a certificate of achievement - construction and supervision and superintendency 

You can learn more about the requirements in our catalog

It is important to note that you are limited to one associate in science degree in construction even if you have completed the classes for all specializations. Although, there is no limit to how many certificates of achievement you can earn. 

We know that navigating degree requirements can be tricky. Once you have enrolled at DVC, you can schedule and appointment with a counselor to discuss which option is best for you. 

Construction certificates and degrees are generally not intended for transfer. If you are planning on transferring, it is important you meet with a program adviser or counselor to make sure transfer requirements are met. 

Career path/options:

  • Construction inspection - middle management
  • Construction supervisor  
  • Continuing education (apprenticeship)

The Construction Program is also a great option for those who already have experience and are looking to gain more skills. 

For more information on possible career options, please visit the Career Center, schedule and appointment with a counselor, or contact one of our faculty and staff members. Please note that you cannot meet with a counselor or staff member until you are enrolled at DVC. 

Diablo Valley College offers degree and certificate programs in a variety of subjects. For a complete listing, see certificates and degrees.

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Contact:  Joe Valdez
Telephone:   925-969-2368
Office location: ET-119E campus map