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This program is part of the Applied Sciences and Technology Department.
The iPad. The Empire State Building. That corrugated cardboard thing around your coffee cup that prevents second-degree finger burns. If it was built or manufactured, it was designed and drafted first.
The Drafting program at MCC prepares students for careers as designers and drafters in industry. You’ll learn how to create the drawings, plans, and CAD models that are used for building structures or manufacturing products. Engineers, architects, and many other professions and industries use the skills and techniques taught in the Drafting program.
Our program offers an associate’s degree and three certificates in the design and drafting field. The technology is always changing, always moving forward and the job outlook for design/drafting technicians is generally strong.
The Right Pathway for You
MCC offers Certificates of Completion and Associate Degrees for this program. Your interests and goals will guide you in selecting the pathway that is ideal for you. You may find a combination of certificates or degrees is the fastest way to realize your dreams.
The knowledge and skills acquired while earning a Certificate of Completion (CCL) can help launch you into a new career or energize your current job. Generally requiring fewer credit hours than degrees or transfer programs, a CCL may be your best first step into higher education.
|Certificate of Completion||CCL||Computer Aided Drafting||Pathway Map|
|Certificate of Completion||CCL||Mechanical Drafting||Pathway Map|
MCC’s associate degrees enhance your resume and prepare you to enter the workforce with an advantage. Whether you are interested in simply completing basic, required college courses or specializing in a specific area, there’s a degree for you.
|Associate in Applied Science||AAS||Drafting and Design Technology||Pathway Map|
The Drafting program can lead to a variety of different occupations and industries. Below are a sampling of some of the possible positions and Arizona-based salaries related to this program.
|Occupation / Title||Annual Median Wage|
|Architectural and Civil Drafters||$58,110|
|Electrical and Electronics Drafters||$60,870|
|Salary information comes from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics Program. Updated May 2017.|
You can get a high-quality, affordable education. MCC’s low tuition rates and various financial aid opportunities make it possible. Explore federal and state grants, Federal Work-Study, scholarships, student loans, and other options today.
Meet with an Advisor
Before signing up for classes, you’ll want to meet with the program director in the Electro-Mechanical Drafting program, Todd Verch. Schedule an appointment by email at email@example.com or by phone at 480-461-7767. Together you’ll lay out a program or career path that suits you best. This step is essential to your academic success?