Apprentice Training: Building Trades A.A.S.

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If you want to get started in construction, an A.A.S. in Building Trades is a great way to start. And, if you're already working in the industry, your apprentice or journeyman status could be worth up to 30 credits toward your degree. 

What You'll Learn

Take your pick of occupation-related electives like electrical, mechanical, or architectural technology to study along with business and computer science courses to complete your degree. This hands-on program will have you understanding how the construction process works and applying practical knowledge in a specific trade area. 

Where You'll Go

Adding a college degree to your apprenticeship can open the door to advanced job opportunities in a variety of fields, including construction management, quality control, and home inspection.
 

It also qualifies graduates for four-year programs, like those offered at the SUNY College of Technology.  

Graduates staying in NYS: 85.7%

Median salary after 3 years: $45,059

[ source: SUNY gradwages ]