Computer Aided Design & Drafting

Computer Aided Drafting & Design Student working on computer
Adults & High School Juniors and Seniors

MNTC'S Computer Aided Design & Drafting Program covers essential CADD concepts, math related and communication skills. Successful completion in this career major will allow students to apply more advanced CADD concepts in various industry specializations. Students will also prepare for the OK State Department of Career Technology Education Drafting Technician Certification.

Students who successfully complete this program have opportunities to become employed by Moore, Norman, and Oklahoma City Metro contractors and construction companies.

Program Details

Who can attend?

This career program is open to adults and high school juniors and seniors.

  • Adults can choose to attend A.M. and/or P.M. sessions. 
  • High school students can attend half day, A.M. or P.M., to be decided during career advisement session.


Course Name
Fundamentals of Computer Aided Drafting and Design 
Parametric Modeling
First Year Practicum/Capstone
Engineering Computer Aided Drafting and Design 
Presentation Graphics and Animation
Architectural Computer Aided Drafting and Design 
Manufacturing Computer Aided Drafting and Design 
CADD Practicum/Capstone
Total Class Hours: 1050


No Prerequisites


Class Times

  • Start Date: August, October, January
  • Days: Monday - Friday
  • A.M. Hours: 9:15 - 12:25
    • NPS 9:15 - 12:05;
    • MPS 9:35 - 12:25
  • P.M. Hours: 1:15 - 4:10
    • NPS: 1:15 - 4:10
    • MPS: 1:15 - 4:10
  • Evening Hours: N/A
  • Adults can choose to attend A.M. and/or P.M. sessions. 
  • High school students can attend half day, A.M. or P.M., to be decided during career advisement session.


Credentials Available

  • Construction Industry Board
    • OSHA Construction Safety (DOL)
  • Autodesk Certified User
  • Autodesk Revit Certified User
  • Certified Solidworks Associate (CSWA)
  • American Design Drafting Association (ADDA)


Gainful Employment

Is this program right for me?


  • Mechanical Aptitude
  • Strong Vision
  • Attention to Detail
  • Good Interpersonal Skills
  • Creativity

Completion & Positive Placement Rate

  • On-Time Adult Completion Rate: For more information contact the MNTC Data Management Coordinator
  • Positive Placement Rate: 83.3%

Positive Placement Rate includes Military, Continuing Education and all Employment, related or not related. The rate information provided below is based on the most current data available.

Potential Occupations

  • CAD Drafter
  • Auto CAD Drafter
  • Architectural CAD Drafter
  • Mechanical CAD Drafter




Potential Wages

US - $16.58 - $41.31 Hourly; $34,490 - $85,920 Annually

OK - $16.19 - $38.49 Hourly; $33,670 - $80,070 Annually

Career Profile

Financial Aid & Scholarships

Financial Aid

  • Financial Aid Eligibility: Title IV Eligible
  • Loan Debt: $0.00
  • CIP Code: 15.1306


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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Are there evening hours?

A: No

Q: Are there prerequisites for this program?

A:  Refer to the "Prerequisites" tab above.

Q: Is this program eligible for financial aid?

A: Yes, this program has financial aid available for qualified students.

Q: What are possible occupations for me?

A: Refer to the "Potential Occupations" tab above.

Q: What certifications are available?

A: Refer to the "Credentials Available" tab above.

Q: What is the cost of this program?

A: Refer to the "cost" tab above.

Q: Who can apply?

A: The program is designed for adults as well as high school juniors and seniors

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