Designers and drafters use computer-aided design (CAD) programs to plan everything from cell phones to skyscrapers. Students in this program gain experience using design programs like AutoCAD, Revit, Cadence, Solidworks, and more. Courses taken for a certificate can also count toward an associate degree in a variety of disciplines.

Job Titles

  • Architectural and Engineering Managers
  • Architectural Drafters
  • Civil Drafters
  • Commercial and Industrial Designers
  • Electrical Drafters
  • Electronic Drafters
  • Mechanical Drafters

Data analysis of traditional and real-time labor market information (LMI) provided in collaboration with Emsi (Economic Modeling Specialists International), a CareerBuilder company.


Associate of Applied Science

  • Architectural & Engineering CAD-Electronic Specialty
  • Architectural & Engineering CAD-Interdisciplinary Specialty
  • Architectural & Engineering CAD- Mechanical Specialty
  • Architectural & Engineering CAD- Architectural Specializat
  • Architectural & Engineering CAD-Civil Specialization

Certificate Level 1

  • CAD Foundation Architectural & Engineering CAD
  • ICL Design Architectural & Engineering CAD
  • CAD Management Architectural & Engineering CAD
  • CAD/BIM Spec Architectural and Engineering CAD
  • CAD/CAM Architectural & Engineering CAD
  • Civil CAD Specialization Architectural & Engineering CAD
  • Cert Architectural & Engineering Cad

Programs in this AoS

All Areas of Study

Arts, Digital Media & Communications Business Computer Science & Information Technology Culinary, Hospitality & Tourism Design, Manufacturing, Construction & Applied Technologies Education Health Sciences Liberal Arts Public & Social Services Science, Engineering & Math

Program taught in:
  • English

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Last updated September 3, 2019
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