McNair Center

McNair CenterThe Lee College McNair Center (Map) boasts state-of-the-art instructional space where students receive hands-on technical training with the latest technology to prepare for high-paying careers in the growing petrochemical and construction industries.

Welders, pipefitters, millwrights, and machinists earn a median salary of $18-24 per hour, and have the potential to earn as much as $75,000 or more annually with a two-year degree. Additionally, our licensed cosmetologists can earn, on average, between $11-$26 per hour within the Houston area.

Industrial students at the center learn within a modern industrial environment closely modeled after what they will find upon entering the workforce. Course curricula are built around standards set by the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER), allowing students to earn industry-recognized credentials that make them more competitive in the job market.

Degrees and certifications at McNair include:

  • Cosmetology
  • Machining
  • Millwright
  • Pipefitting
  • Welding

For a list of classes offered at the Center, refer to the credit and community education class schedules.

For more information on registration, schedules and programs available at the McNair Center, call 281.427.5611 or email rhellyer@lee.edu for more information.