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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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Scholarship Opportunity Available

Metallica Scholars Program

The Metallica Scholars program is designed to provide support of job skill training for community college students and elevate the importance of career and technical education. Grant funds will provide scholarships and services to students in this program.

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Career Opportunities

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