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Advance your career with a degree from Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology (BFIT) or Alfred State University. This is a great opportunity for members from the North Atlantic States Carpenters Union to move up in the industry and further their career as construction professionals.

Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology (BFIT)

A partnership between the North Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters, the North Atlantic States Carpenters Training Fund and Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology (BFIT). allows members throughout our seven-state region to earn an Associate’s Degree in Science in Construction Management at BFIT and at a significantly reduced tuition cost.

The program is offered in a hybrid form and is not limited to members in one area of the Council. Synchronous online lectures are held, and minimal in-person labs take place at NASCTF training centers.

Though graduation from the apprenticeship program is not required, members who have completed the apprenticeship program would be granted a minimum of twenty-three (23) college credits toward their degree. Apprentice and journey-level applicants can also receive credits for other training they have received. The balance of credits can be completed over a two-year period.

This is an incredible opportunity to further a member’s career while receiving credit for the training they have already completed.

Alfred State University

This articulation agreement provides an opportunity for NASRCC members to complete an AS (associate degree) in Individual Studies To continue advancement, members also have the opportunity to pursue bachelor degrees in Construction Supervision (BT) or the Technology Management (BBA) at Alfred State University. Successful completion of the NASCTF’s apprenticeship program equates to 30 credit hours for the associate degree.

For more information, please email studentsuccess@alfredstate.edu or call 607-587-4142.

SUNY Sullivan

SUNY Sullivan, in partnership with the North Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters (NASRCC), offers a two-year Associate of Occupational Studies (AOS) in Construction Technology degree program. The pathway program is specifically designed to help meet the growing state-wide need for a skilled labor force in construction. Construction Technology AOS students will complete instruction and on-the-job training through the NASRCC’s apprenticeship program followed by additional courses in green building, accounting, communications, computer literacy and other studies at SUNY Sullivan. Upon completion of the program, Construction Technology AOS graduates will have a mastery of the skills and knowledge required to find immediate employment or advancement in the residential construction industry. Graduates can also use 61 of their credit hours from SUNY Sullivan toward a Bachelor of Technology (BTech) in Construction Supervision at Alfred State College.

 

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