Civil Engineering Technology Online

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology
  • Batten College of Engineering & Technology
  • Department of Engineering Technology

Degree completion

  • For students with some college credits
  • Complete at least 30 credits online from ODU

Prepare for a career in the construction, consulting engineering, surveying and development industries. This program focuses on the application and practice of civil engineering principles. You'll also learn effective written, oral and graphic communications. Critical computer literacy skills are also an important part of this program.

When you graduate, you will earn a Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology (BSET) with a major in Civil Engineering Technology. You can choose senior electives in construction management, structural design or site development.

Graduates are eligible to take the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam. This is the first step to licensure as a professional engineer in Virginia and many other states.

ODU's Civil Engineering Technology program is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission (ETAC) of ABET, www.abet.org, under the General Criteria and the Civil Engineering Technology Program Criteria.











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We've partnered with the Virginia Community College System and select educational institutions to make transferring easy. The Guaranteed Admission Agreement is intended to ease the transfer process between the Virginia Community College System (VCCS) and Old Dominion University (ODU).

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  • To complete a bachelor's degree from ODU, you must complete at least 30 credit hours with us. This BSET program requires 120 total credit hours minimum.

    Talk with our enrollment team to determine if you have credits that will transfer. The sample curriculum can help you plan our your course of study.

  • Access course materials online from any location. Some classes will have live, regular online meeting times, while others will not. The instructor may schedule assignments and exams at specific times. All courses follow ODU's regular academic calendar.

  • In-state Virginia Residents
    $393 per credit hour*
    Out-of-State Students
    $426 per credit hour

    Active duty military students may qualify for a discounted undergraduate tuition rate.

    These tuition rates are effective Fall 2023 and subject to change. 
    * In-state rate assumes residency requirements are met.

This degree can open doors to a wide range of career opportunities, like these positions below.

Note: earning a degree from ODU does not guarantee employment in the positions listed above. Explore more career information on our Career Coach website.

This program is designed to prepare you for the Fundamentals of Engineering exam, the first step to licensure as a professional engineer in several states. In general, licensure is not required to work in this field, but some employers may require it.

Use the links here to explore whether this program will prepare you for licensure in your state, or contact us to find out more.

Our dedicated enrollment team will guide your transition to ODUGlobal.

  • Finish your degree with us. We offer the upper division (300 and 400 level) courses for this degree program. Work with an enrollment coordinator to review your credits from other higher education institutions. Then you can apply toward a degree from ODU.

  • We've partnered with the Virginia Community College System and select educational institutions to make transferring easy. By applying, you will be assured admission at ODU for the completion of your degree.

    Learn more about Guaranteed Admission to ODU