Middle College – Building Tech Degree Program

NMU Marquette-Alger Technical Middle College (MATMC)

Class location

NMU Middle College

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Career Focus

Prepared for immediate employment, apprenticeship opportunities, advanced certifications, and further education


Students enrolled in the building technology associate degree program at NMU will learn how to develop a variety of knowledge and skills related to activities of construction including:

  • Workplace safety
  • Employability practices
  • Reading specifications and blueprints
  • Determining construction requirements
  • Planning procedures
  • Work inspections
  • Equipment inspections
  • Worksite safety
  • Layout tasks using survey equipment

Job opportunities in building technology exist in:

  • General contracting
  • Carpentry
  • Building inspection
  • Building maintenance
  • Material sales
  • Concrete finishing
  • Construction supervision
  • Building and grounds estimations
  • Surveying

How to Get Started

High School Credit

Students should inquire within their guidance office about high school curriculum requirements that may be satisfied through a college course, as this is determined individually by school district.

College Credit

College credits

  • Students earn direct college credits from NMU at no cost

Success Story

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Construction instructor looking at prints with students
Construction student measuring a board
Construction workers looking at prints during winter
Construction students reviewing plans

What to do next?

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