Architectural Drafting and Design Associate Degree

Looking for a computer aided drafting and design degree program? You can learn how to design aspects of a home or building with our Architectural Drafting and Design Associate degree.

If you have been looking for architectural drafting and design colleges, our drafting and design program can give you the skills needed to become an architectural CAD drafter in both the residential and commercial fields. Turn your passion for drawing into a career.

Designed in partnership with Northwest Technical Institute (NTI), our architectural drafting degree program focuses on the technical and artistic features of architectural drafting & design:

  • AutoCAD
  • Revit (building information modeling)
  • Residential and commercial construction drawing
  • Residential and commercial building codes and estimating
  • Green design and LEED
  • Field documentation
  • Materials and methods
  • Building systems
  • Statics and strength of materials

Globe University’s 2-year CAD degree program simulates real-world working conditions, and hands-on classroom projects can give you the experience that employers need.

With our associate degree in architectural drafting and design, you can:

  • Learn from instructors with years of experience
  • Build your portfolio before you graduate
  • Get a foundation for careers as a CAD technician, structural drafter, cost estimator, residential design technician and architectural drafter
  • Work with our career services specialists
  • Earn an associate degree in as few as two years of full-time study

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Career Outlook

US Bureau of Labor Statistics projected
employment growth rates for 2014-2024

Architectural and Civil Drafters
10th Percentile Salary $33,260
25th Percentile Salary $40,810
50th Percentile Salary $50,710

This annual salary is taken from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for this job title. The 10th percentile indicates the bottom 10 percent of earners make less than that figure annually; the 25th percentile means the bottom quarter of workers earn less than the number; and the 50th percentile shows the medium income for the profession.