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Earn an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Computer-Aided Design (CAD) and become a technical specialist who works under the direct supervision of a licensed architect or engineer, or work as an independent design professional providing drafting and design services.
As you progress through NWACC's CAD program, you'll develop technical skills and learn to use the latest software and training methods. Training includes a solid base of mathematics, physical sciences, communication skills, and practical experience with modern equipment and applications.
With an AAS degree, you'll be ready to create technical drawings as a member of a team, prepare construction documents, document engineering designs for manufacture, meet with customers, and implement new technology training.
CAD specialization options include:
- Architecture Design
- Civil Design
- Mechanical Design
As an employed CAD designer, you will find many opportunities to acquire the formal training needed to further advance in your career.
For the CAD program, please be sure to have a computer with the following specifications:
|Graphic Needs||1080P + screen rezGPU:
Nvidia GTX 1050+
Dedicated VRAM 2GB
NWACC offers a technical certificate and an AAS in computer-aided design - architecture, mechanical and civil design. View the courses required to earn a certificate or degree.