Computer Aided Design Technology CAD

Design your future: CAD at SCC!

Ready to turn your passion for creating into a powerhouse career? Say hello to Southeastern Community College's Computer Aided Design (CAD) program. Pair your creativity with real-world technology to solve practical design challenges.

Plot your future.

Why CAD at SCC?

Create Cool Stuff: Turn crazy ideas into complex jaw-dropping designs using the coolest tech tools in the industry.

Be the Design Hero: Learn the skills that make you the superhero of any design project – employers are hunting for talented designers like you!

No Boring Classes: We’re all about hands-on projects that make learning engaging and fun.

What you’ll learn

3D Modeling: Transform your visions into 3D reality with expert training in modeling techniques.

Blueprint Proficiency: Learn the ins and outs of creating precise and professional blueprints that architects and engineers rave about.

CAD Software Mastery: Become a pro with industry-standard CAD software, making you indispensable in any design team.

Last-Dollar Scholarship

Last-Dollar Scholarship

If you're an Iowan, you may be eligible to earn this degree tuition-free.

Last-Dollar Scholarship

Did you know

Complete the CAD transfer pathway and work to earn your bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering. We’ve even got specialized agreements with universities in the region.

Our AAS degree grads earn well over $55,000 a year – not bad for a two-year degree!

Some CAD designers work freelance and make their own hours and pick their own projects.

Key classes you’ll take

  • Geometric Dimensioning
  • Tolerancing
  • Parametric Solid Modeling

What you can do after finishing this program

  • Architectural Drafter
  • Mechanical Designer
  • Civil Engineering Technician
  • Interior Designer

Common transfer colleges and universities

  • University of Iowa
  • University of Northern Iowa
  • Western Illinois University

Transfer institutions

Industry partners

  • Case New Holland
  • Hawkeye Pedershaab
  • KPI Concepts
  • Frank Millard Company

Programs of study

CAD 2-Year AAS Degree

Take this route if you want to hit the ground running after graduating and start your career.

CAD College 2-Year Transfer Degree

Looking to earn your engineering degree? This is one way to shave off serious tuition costs and learn practical skills along the way.


Contact Us

West Burlington Campus Admissions
Call: (319) 208-5155
Text: (319) 250-7144

Keokuk Campus Admissions
Call: (319) 313-1923
Text: (319) 220-3266

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