Engineering Technology Certificate and Degree Pathways

Diablo Valley College's Engineering Technology Program is a great option for anyone interested in gaining the skills needed for employment in the technical side of civil engineering, machinery maintenance, and drafting. 

Our Engineering Technology Program offers: 

You can learn more about the requirements for the degree, certificate, and apprenticeship in our catalog.

Meet with a counselor

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.

Engineering technology 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. 

Entry-level career path options:

  • Civil engineering technician
  • Surveying and mapping technician
  • Architectural and civil drafter
  • Mechanical engineering technician
  • Computer-aided design drafter
  • Engineering aid
  • Land surveyor
  • Field assistant
  • Planning technician
  • Technical sales person 

For more information on possible career options, please visit the Career Center or schedule and appointment with a counselor. 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.


Contact Engineering Technology

Contact: Jeffrey Smith
Telephone: 925-969-2382
Email: JSmith@dvc.edu
Office location: ET-124B campus map