Cal Poly Pomona

CET Program

Note:  Applications for Fall Admission to Cal Poly Pomona are due in the month of November.  Please see the University Admissions Deadlines Page.

The Construction Engineering Technology Program is accredited by the Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (TAC/ABET). This degree provides the student with a firm background in construction. Graduates may eventually work in any area of construction including building, heavycivil, and residential. Construction Engineering Technology (CET) graduates work with owners, developers, architects, engineers (civil, mechanical, and electrical), building departments, governmental agencies, contractors, and subcontractors to build a variety of construction projects. Job titles include field engineer, project engineer, superintendent, as well as estimator, scheduler, and project manager.

Students receive training in construction materials, drafting, computer applications, construction surveying, structural design, construction equipment, estimating, scheduling, accounting, project management, safety and law.

The program has close ties with the construction industry. The student organization is the Construction Engineering and Management Association (CEMA). This includes the Associated General Contractors (AGC), Building Industry Association (BIA), and Construction Management Association of America. (CMAA). The CET program offers a number of construction scholarships, and students may apply for grants based on financial need and/or academic achievement.