This degree initiated as a collaborative effort between the West Virginia Division of Highways (WVDOH) and BridgeValley Community and Technical College. It serves technicians working both in the public sector of the civil/highways fields and those working in private industry. The aim of the program is to develop skilled technicians and technologists to service the highway engineering and construction industries. The program provides a career path by offering academic courses for advancement in the Highway Engineering Technology Technician and Bridge Safety Inspector certification program with the West Virginia Transportation Technician Certification Board (TRET).
Technicians in this program may advance through a series of five levels based on their years of work experience and technical competency in the various technical aspects of the construction and highway fields.
Both programs are available to those currently working or desire to work in the related fields mentioned.
Program Office Phone Number: 304.205.6764
Chair/Program Coordinator/Assistant Professor: Kristi Sarrett