Southern Maine Community College

Flexible & Accessible Construction Programs

Designed to Fit Your Individual Needs

Whether you’re looking to build the educational foundation for a new job or for are interested in changing careers, it’s time to get started at SMCC. With the overall employment of construction laborers expected to grow 12% by 2026*–faster than the average for all occupations– SMCC’s flexible and buildable construction programs are the best place to start to better your future.

*As reported by the U.S. Department of Labor

Construction Offerings

Choose the program that best fits your needs. Get started with our Construction Institute or jump right in to our certificate or degree tracks.


FREE to qualified applicants

Get skills for employment in positions such as a Construction Assistant or Construction Laborer AND/OR continue to earn a certificate or degree.
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Earn a college Certificate in
Get skills for employment in positions such as Construction Supervisor or Assistant Project ManagerAND/OR
continue to earn a degree.
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Earn your college degree and get skills for employment in high-level positions such as Construction Manager or Construction Project Manager.
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Meet Adiel Nimbona
Construction Technology Student

“I enrolled in SMCC’s Construction Institute, a grant-funded workforce training program designed to give people skills that are in demand in the construction industry. I’m now building upon that education and earning my certificate and degree. This program is helping me realize my dreams. SMCC gives me hope for the future and the promise to lead the life I want to have.”


Take advantage of the lowest tuition and fees in New England and graduate with little to no student debt. On average a three-credit course costs less than $400.


Get the resources and one-to-one support you need to succeed and enter a high-wage career or continue your education after graduating.


Choose from a full- or part-time schedule that works for you with morning, day, evening and online courses that allow you to reach your goals faster.

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