Massasoit’s Architectural Technology program is designed for students to develop marketable and a wide variety of skills within building design professions. Students learn how to apply technology for building design and communicate practical solutions. This comprehensive program provides students with an overview of structural and heavy construction principles, codes for to building design, and it emphasizes life safety.
Architectural Technology stresses skills in applying steel framing, plumbing, HVAC, electrical, and other engineering principles to building design. Courses also cover analysis of construction materials, job management and scheduling, and application of contract documents to typical building construction.
Graduates with an Associate in Applied Science in Architectural Technology should qualify for entry-level jobs that focus on developing plans and related documentation for residential and commercial projects in the architectural, engineering, and construction management fields. Students often continue their education and pursue a bachelor’s degree.
Construction is one of the largest industries in the United States, and Massasoit graduates are successfully self- employed or employed as:
- Building Inspectors
- Construction Coordinators
- Construction Managers
- Contractor Support
- House Designers
- Interior Designers
- Project Managers
- Self-Employed Contractors