Building Construction Technology

Get on-the-job training in residential and commercial construction in the NDSCS Building Construction Technology program.



In the NDSCS Building Construction Technology program, you’ll receive the experience and training to prepare you for a career in the construction industry. Learn construction principles and technical skills through classroom instruction and hands-on projects. Topics covered include:

  • Wood frames
  • Steel frames
  • Concrete construction
  • Steel erection
  • Pre-engineered metal building systems
  • Construction equipment
  • Interior finishing

In just two years, you’ll develop all the skills you need to work on a construction site – or advance to supervisory positions within the industry. Build your future with us!

Tool Lists - Required tool list is available at under the 'Tools' menu. The tool list is updated each March for the following school year in collaboration with your instructors.

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Building Construction Technology Graduates from 2017-18 Academic Year
Graduates Registered Jobs Reported Avg. Beginning Monthly Salary High Monthly Salary Placement Rate
10 313 $3,545 $4,583 100%
Building Construction Technology students

Daily News: Red River Cottage a unique partnership in Wahpeton

Constructed by North Dakota State College of Science students on land provided by the city of Wahpeton, the cottage is owned by the Eastern Dakota Housing Alliance.