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Architectural Technology – Civil Construction

Architectural Technology

In this program, you will learn hands-on about architectural design and construction using the most current technology available, including computer-aided design (CAD) and building information modeling (BIM).  You will also have opportunities to participate in architectural-related extracurricular activities to further develop your skillset and to prepare you for the exams necessary to earn a builder’s license, CAD and BIM certificates, and/or a LEED Green Associate credential.

Top 3 Reasons to Choose Macomb for Architectural Technology

  1. Save $20,000 by starting here - over 80% of our students leave debt free
  2. Access to job placement through Career Services
  3. Nearly 250 private and transfer scholarships available

Architectural Technology Courses at Macomb

  • Architectural Design Studios 1-4
  • Architectural Graphics Art
  • Architectural Digital Graphics CAD and BIM
  • Sustainable Building Design and Construction
  • Applied Building Construction
  • Structural Systems
  • Mechanical and Electrical Systems for Buildings
  • AEC Project Management
  • Civil Materials

Career Opportunities in Architectural Technology

Macomb has teamed up with Burning Glass Technologies to provide you with the most up-to-date information on the careers that you will be qualified for upon successful completion of this program.

Job-posting data can give you insights about employers seeking job applicants, where those jobs are located, and the average salary being offered. Use the Career Insights Tool to see national, state or metropolitan area information.

Data are provided by Burning Glass Technologies and drawn from large area samples. Data are not drawn from Macomb Community College-specific student or program outcomes.



Career Services

Macomb’s Career Services is your bridge from education to employment. It offers a variety of free resources, including skill and interest assessments, resume building, success workshops, job placement and more.

Transfer Pathways

If you want to become a registered architect, you will need to earn a bachelor’s degree in architecture. The credits earned in Macomb’s Architectural Technology program transfer to many colleges and universities in Michigan and can be applied toward a bachelor’s degree in architecture.

If you intend to transfer and pursue a bachelor’s degree in architecture, speak with a Macomb counselor or academic adviser as soon as possible after you have applied to Macomb to plan the best pathway.

How do I find out more about Macomb’s Architectural Technology program?

For more information, contact the Technical Education Department at 586.445.7012.

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