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CAD-Drafting Technology

About the Program

What do CAD Drafters do? CAD drafters work under the supervision of an engineer or designer to create drawings produced using a variety of CAD/Cam software. With additional education and experience, the CAD drafter may advance to designer, checker or supervisor.

This program prepares students for employment and advancement in Computer-Aided Design (CAD) and offers an Associate in Applied Science degree as well as several certificate options. Students generally select a program specialty option—Architectural/Civil, Mechanical or Graphics, Animation and Presentation.

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Career Opportunities

To learn more, refer to the Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook for Drafters.