Design, Manufacturing, Construction & Applied Technologies

An ACC student poses in front of an HVAC system used for instructional purposes.

Create your own blueprint for a rewarding career.

At Austin Community College, students in the Design, Manufacturing, Construction, and Applied Technologies Area of Study receive practical, hands-on training in construction management, manufacturing, HVAC, and more. Explore programs below and discover where your manufacturing and constructions skills can take you. 

Programs in this Area of Study

Continuing Education

Visit ACC Continuing Education’s Design, Manufacturing, Construction & Applied Technologies programs and courses here.

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Develop Skills in Design and Manufacturing 

Get an education in manufacturing and construction and gain the skills that employers are looking for.

AN ACC student welds during class instruction.

Learn to Weld at ACC

Welding skills open doors across industries. Master the skills that are in high demand in construction, oil and gas, and sculptural art.  

A young man experiments with the GIS department "TopoBox" which simulates topographic changes using computer technology and sand in a contained environment.

Start a Career in Geographic Information Systems

Earn an associate’s degree or certificate in GIS, including a free one-year ArcGIS license, from ACC. GIS training prepares you for the workforce in a growing industry.

An ACC student repairs automotive parts during classroom instruction at the ACC Riverside Campus.

Gain In-Demand Automotive Skills

Learn high-tech automotive and engine repair with ACC and its automotive partners. ACC is a leading provider of automotive education.

Tesla Start Manufacturing Program

Tesla Start Manufacturing Program

Develop technical expertise and earn certifications through Tesla START. Graduates are ready to hit the ground running on day one of their careers.

"BMET" ACC students work on a project together at a laptop computer.

Earn Your Bachelor of Applied Technology

ACC offers a Bachelor of Applied Technology (BAT) in Manufacturing Engineering Technology. Build on your work experience or your associate’s degree, and develop practical skills in technology, operations management, and leadership.

Apply to ACC

Our application process is straightforward, and we have advisors to help. Whether you are choosing a degree, certificate, or continuing education program, our advisors will help you choose the program map that is best suited to your career goal.

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