Architectural drafting and design technicians translate architectural concepts into working documents, which in turn guide construction and planning. A drafter or designer will typically specialize in a specific aspect of architecture and construction. Specialities include the following:
As a team member, an architectural drafter or designer has to be an excellent communicator. Attention to detail is essential, and it helps to have a sense of style. Most employers look for a minimum of a 2-year degree that includes CAD training. Job titles may include the following:
Globe University, working in partnership with employers in residential and commercial architecture and with Northwest Technical Institute (NTI), has developed the following program:
If you would like more information about careers in drafting and design, in architectural training, or about our college, please contact us through this site or call 1-877-303-6060.
NTI is a leading Twin Cities specialty technical school, offering engineering and architectural drafting and design programs since 1957. Now, you can earn a specially-designed associate degree in these high-demand fields at Globe University.
Globe University is accredited by Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award doctoral degrees, master’s degrees, bachelor of fine arts degrees, bachelor of science degrees, associate in applied science degrees and diplomas.
Working collaboratively with fellow Globe Education Network member Minnesota School of Business, the university offers college degree programs online and on campus in locations in the Minneapolis-St. Paul region (the IDS Center, Blaine, Brooklyn Center, Plymouth, Richfield, Elk River, Lakeville and Woodbury), Rochester, Shakopee, St. Cloud and Moorhead, Minnesota (MN); Appleton, Green Bay, Wausau, Eau Claire, La Crosse, Middleton and Madison, Wisconsin (WI); and Sioux Falls, South Dakota (SD). Our online program is world-wide, and our campuses serve students from Upper Midwest communities including Fargo, North Dakota (ND) and Bloomington, Eagan, White Bear Lake, Coon Rapids, Eden Prairie, Burnsville, Roseville, Maplewood, Minnetonka and Maple Grove, MN.