for Major Career Moves

Quickly add skills that are in demand.

You can boost, refresh, or realign your skills for bigger paychecks simply by completing two or more courses. With the convenience of online microcredentials, there's no need to be in class at a specific time.

Tuition for a two-course microcredential is as low as $1,770 or choose a microcredential with more courses and increased skills. You'll earn an official SUNY transcript to prove your expertise, along with a digital badge to share on your resume and through social media.

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Construction Supervision

Professionals in the building industry can pick what skills and classes are most important for their future by choosing from three microcredential options. You may take your courses in any order, and they stack to provide even more value.

Each construction microcredential includes courses that will give you credits toward earning an online bachelor's degree in Construction Supervision (BTech) if you choose to continue your education.

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Fundamentals of Construction Supervision

In-Demand Skills

  1. Explore all facets of building construction.
  2. Improve management and communication skills.
  3. Learn about legal clauses in construction contracts.

Online Courses | 3 Credits Each

  • CIVL 3053 Construction Methods and Practice 
  • CIVL 7503 Construction Supervision 
Construction Scheduling

In-Demand Skills

  1. Improve results with the LEAN Last Planner System.
  2. Gain experience using Microsoft Project.
  3. Learn about Critical Path Method scheduling (CPM).

Online Courses | 3 Credits Each

  • CIVL 3053 Construction Methods and Practices 
  • CIVL 7503 Construction Supervision 
  • CIVL 7523 Construction Scheduling 
Construction Estimating

In-Demand Skills

  1. Use current database estimating software.
  2. Complete estimates using real-world specs.
  3. Utilize digital takeoffs to calculate costs.
  4. Understand the basics of change orders.

Online Courses | 3 Credits Each

  • CIVL 3053 Construction Methods and Practice 
  • CIVL 6154 Supervisory Estimating 
Erin Vitale

Erin Vitale

Civil Engineering Department Chair

Erin is a highly skilled construction professional who has worked as a project engineer, scheduling engineer, and estimator. That experience enables her to share how new skills are used in the working world. Erin is one of Alfred State's industry experts who teaches both on-campus and online.

She says ASC students are the best part of her job. “I like getting to know them and it makes me super happy when they get jobs they're excited about. If I can have any impact on them, and maybe they're more successful because of something they learned in one of my classes, I'm happy about that.”

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On-the-Job Financial Assistance

Check with your employer about any available continuing education funds to help valued workers build new career skills. Employers have difficulty filling many positions because of a lack of qualified workers so they are motivated to develop more talented staff. Providing these benefits strengthens the bottom line of the business.

Affordable and Top-Ranked

ASC is ranked the #1 SUNY Regional College according to US News and is recognized for our caring community's support of all students. Alfred State tuition rates for New York State residents, members of the military, and veterans are only $295 per credit or $353 for online students from other states.

More Microcredentials to Come

Alfred State is known for transforming students into Pioneer Pros who have all the right skills. We are the perfect match for those wanting to change jobs, veterans entering the workforce, and anyone interested in launching a career. Faculty are encouraged to initiate new microcredentials that include course combinations with skills that are in demand among employers.