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
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.
Students earn direct college credits from NMU at no cost.
Home Builders Assoc. of the UP is proud partner of CTE
The Home Builders Association of the Upper Peninsula has supported the CTE program in many ways. One way is in the form of scholarships for very deserving students taking the path towards a career in the trades.
The HBA of the UP typically awards four $1,000 scholarships to four high school seniors! Scholarships are for high school seniors residing in the Upper Peninsula, and attending an Upper Peninsula High School who has applied for acceptance into a college curriculum or trade school within the home building or construction industry. (Building, Engineering, Architecture, Decorating, Design, Drafting, Welding, etc.) Find out more at the HBA Scholarship.
The HBA of the UP also awards The Professional Women in Building Scholarship Award to an Upper Peninsula high school female student who will be going on to a post-secondary school in the Upper Peninsula and enrolled in a trades program. This scholarship is open to current high school students AND college students. Find out more at the HBA Professional Women in Building.
The HBA of the UP also offers classes for continuing education.