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The UAA Community & Technical College builds Alaska’s workforce and fosters student success through quality education and technical training.

Explore Programs in the Construction, Design & Safety Division

Construction, Design & Safety Division

Computer and Networking Technology - Provides entry-level skills and career education to meet the demand for well-trained technicians in the computer electronics and networking industries

Construction Management - Provides students with a broad knowledge of construction processes and techniques. Graduates understand basic business principles and possess broad knowledge of the technical and operational aspects of the industry.

Occupational Safety & Health - Prepares students for employment as safety professionals in a variety of industries including construction, petroleum, mining, tourism and fishery.


Amazing Stories 

These headlines showcase the amazing stories taking place in the Construction, Design & Safety Division. The stories have appeared in CTC Insider, the news blog of the UAA Community & Technical College, Green & Gold News, the news blog of the University of Alaska Anchorage, as well as other local or industry news sources.

News Stories

  • Construction management teams secure second and third place wins at national competition

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    Construction management students secure a 2nd and 3rd place win at the Associated Schools of Construction Competition.

  • Al Grant: Health and safety expertise makes sound career choice

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    For Al Grant, safety is more than a passion, it’s a calling, which is evident in his teaching.

  • Finding a career of her own

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    Emily Sobek is building a career of her own with a UAA bachelor’s degree in construction management.

  • Creating real-world relevant education

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    The construction management advisory committee helps faculty tailor courses to meet industry needs.

  • Beyond the lecture - solving problems in the real world

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    Theory turned to reality when AET students were tasked with developing building-design concepts for a local organization.

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