Perusing Degree Diploma Innovative Center of Design (ICD)

Get info about online programs in computer-aided drafting and design (CAD or CADD). Read about program requirements, course topics and degree levels, and check out career and continuing education options.

Individuals enrolled in online certificate and diploma programs in CAD design can expect a combination of lecture presentations and lab-style assignments.

Computer-aided drafting systems are used to create product and architectural designs for a wide range of everyday objects and structures.

Courses provide instruction in basic drawing techniques and their application in AutoCAD, SolidWorks and Autodesk Inventor software systems. Some topics of study may include:

  • Basic and technical drawing
  • CAD management
  • Modeling and visualization
  • Professional development