Architecture & Construction

Construction is one of the fastest growing fields in Houston.

From contractor, foreman, industrial engineer, carpenter to electrician, career opportunities are endless in architecture and construction.


HISD Four-Year Course Sequences

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The Architecture and Construction program of study focuses on careers in designing, planning, managing, building and maintaining the built environment. Discover what is needed to enter the workforce through hands on activities in safety, tool usage, building materials, codes, framing, and more! HVAC, Plumbing, Electrical Technology, Green Technology, Architectural Design, Facilities Operations, and Structural Engineering are some of the Architecture and Construction programs available on select HISD campuses.

High Schools Offering Architecture & Construction pathways

Fastest Growing Career Opportunities

  • Construction Managers
  • Civil Engineers
  • Heating and Cooling Technicians

Certifications and Licensures

  • NCCER- Construction Technology
  • NCCER- Plumbing
  • AutoCAD Certified Associate
  • Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate (CSWA)

High Paying Careers

  • Construction Manager $90,000
  • Civil Engineer $80,000
  • Architect $70,000



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