Why choose COTC?

  • Hands-on classroom and lab experiences in construction materials & testing, surveying, soils, mapping, green construction and structural & foundation design
  • The Civil Engineering Technology program is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology. (ETAC/ABET) https://www.abet.org/
  • Construction document production with heavy emphasis on computer aided drafting (CAD)
  • Program uses the latest AutoCAD, Civil 3D and Sketchup software
  • Develop skills used for entry in Ohio’s growing oil and gas industry
  • Available Engineering Technology scholarships for incoming students


COTC offers several transfer agreements with four-year colleges:

  • The Ohio State ​University​​
  • Bowling Green State University
  • Ohio University
  • Miami University

Career Opportunities

  • Civil Engineering Technician
  • CAD Technician
  • Field Supervisor
  • Project Leader
  • Survey Technician
  • Materials Tester
  • Construction Inspector

Interested in joining a student organization? | Society of Engineering Technology (SET)

This organization is made up of undergraduate and graduate students whom are currently enrolled or alumni in any engineering technology field available at COTC and Ohio State Newark. SET’s purpose is to raise awareness of educational & career opportunities available to a student’s preferred engineering technology field. This may include the following but not limited to: ArchitecturalCivilMechanicalElectrical and Manufacturing. Advisor: Whitney Tussing