Degrees & Certificates
CAD designers and drafters influence the development of most products we use in our daily lives, which makes this a consistently strong profession to work in.
The education you’ll get from the state-of-the-art curriculum in Waubonsee’s Computer Aided Design Program includes work with the industry’s leading software.
Classes are taught by faculty with decades of active, real-world experience, and they care for the success of each individual student—which means you can get the knowledge you need for the career you want.
Tuesday, October 9 • 4:30-5:30 p.m.
This in-depth overview session includes a facility tour and faculty talks, along with information focused on program admission requirements and career prospects.
Studying Computer Aided Design at Waubonsee
Come visit when the entire campus is full of activities! Explore signature academic programs, with a focus on STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics).
Meet faculty and students, attend free presentations on choosing a major and paying for college — all while enjoying free food truck treats!
Waubonsee’s well-equipped learning labs are high-tech settings for students to study everything from basic drafting to rapid prototyping and reverse engineering. Students learn 2-D, 3-D, and solid modeling using Autodesk products such as AutoCAD 2-D, 3-D, Inventor and Revit. SolidWorks is used to teach modeling and parametric design.
Our commitment extends beyond the classroom, too: Waubonsee boasts strong relationships with industry partners that enable students to complete internships and start working in specific areas of emphasis or concentration that most appeal to you.
Working in Computer Aided Design
Waubonsee prepares CAD students to work in many tech-forward industries, including aerospace, architecture, automotive, energy, manufacturing, packaging and more—or students can continue their education toward a bachelor's degree.