About this course
Alpena Community College's Concrete Technology associate of applied science (AAS) program is the only of its kind in the nation. Students in this two-year program learn about all aspects of the concrete industry through a specialized curriculum featuring hands-on experience in material sciences, communications, computation, computer use, and a summer construction internship.
Students use state-of-the-art equipment housed in the World Center for Concrete Technology, one of the premier facilities in the world. The successful Concrete Tech student is prepared for a variety of career opportunities throughout the concrete industry and receives a number of job offers upon graduation. The Concrete Technology program was developed in the late 1960s as one of the original associate degree curriculums offered by the Portland Cement Association.
Since then, hundreds of men and women have gone through the program and currently fill many diverse positions throughout the global industry. This program also allows students to continue higher education endeavors at various universities.