Exploring construction careers? Ranken offers construction degree options with hands-on construction training to prepare you for success.

In Ranken’s construction programs, you’ll hone your critical thinking and problem solving skills to complete projects and prepare you for what comes after earning your construction degree – a well-paying job!

To help you land the job you want, we focus on hands-on training over time spent sitting in a classroom. Our students receive construction training in “learn by doing” style. Students in our St. Louis campus Construction Division programs use their skills to build houses in the neighborhood through our nonprofit Ranken Community Development Corporation (RCDC).

Ranken offers a variety of construction degree programs – compare them below to find the one that’s right for you!

If you’ve dreamed of learning to design homes, buildings or other structures, a career in architecture may be for you.

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You’ll learn to collaborate with engineers or work with mechanical contractors in the design and construction of building systems.

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This program focuses on practical experience, giving students at least fifteen hours per week of hands-on training, both in our modern shop and out on a job site.

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Learn to improving your clients’ standard of living by troubleshooting complex systems, installing and repairing components, and providing efficiency solutions.

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This program was designed to meet a growing demand for skilled technicians to perform installation, repairs and maintenance on major appliances.

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This nine-month certificate program trains students to install, maintain and repair residential plumbing systems.

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