Drafting & CAD Technology


The mission of the Drafting and CAD Technology Program is to provide competency-based training of the highest quality through traditional and distance instructional delivery systems that will qualify individuals for employment in the drafting field.

This program emphasizes a combination of theory and practical applications that are necessary for successful employment. The drafter plays a key role in translating the ideas of engineers/designers to paper through the use of computer-aided-design programs.

Drafting & CAD Technology is a distance education program consisting of a mixture of online and on-ground courses. Class meets on Thursday evenings from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.


Information Detail
Time Commitment Part Time
Typical Program Length 16 Months
Clock Hours 1,728
Class Type Night, Online
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $4,864.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $638.00
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Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
CAD Technician432Certificate
Assistant Drafter432Certificate
Detail Drafter864Certificate
Architectural Drafter1728Diploma
Mechanical Drafter1728Diploma

Campus Locations

Murfreesboro Campus (Main)
1303 Old Fort Parkway
Murfreesboro, TN 37129

Job Duties

Prepare detailed drawings of architectural designs and plans for buildings and structures according to specifications provided by architect.

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook: Yes

Currently employed in the area: 1,710

Current job openings per year: 20

Salary Range



Kandy White
615-898-8010 Ext.134

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