6 Semesters (3 Years)
Credential Awarded
Ontario College Advanced Diploma

This program is unavailable for the September 2021 start date.

About the Program

In this three-year Seneca and York University dual credential program, you will study principles of highway design, municipal and building design, geotechniques and soil mechanics and building codes. Your learning will include developing skills in materials testing and surveying. You will also learn to use many computer software packages such as AutoCAD, MicroSurvey, Civil 3D, ArcGIS and other advanced software packages specific to specializations in building, municipal or transportation.

York University students who are currently attending their third year of an Honours Bachelor of Environmental Science will be able to join Seneca in September and complete the three-year Civil Engineering Technology program in five consecutive semesters. This program will provide you with a unique opportunity to earn an advanced college diploma and university honours degree in just five years. 

Note: You can also pursue the exclusive three-year Civil Engineering Technology Seneca Advance Diploma program. 


Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:

  • Highway design
  • Municipal and building design
  • Building code
  • Surveying
  • Soils and materials testing

Your Career

When you graduate from this program, these are the types of career options that you can explore:

  • Civil engineering technologist
  • AutoCAD technologist
  • Survey technologist
  • Soils/materials laboratory technologist
  • Designer
  • Project co-ordinator
  • Contract administrator
  • Project manager
  • Construction inspector
  • Land development technologist
  • Site supervisor
  • Site superintendant
  • Quality control technician
  • Quantity surveyor
  • Estimator