College of Applied and Technical Studies

About This Program

The CAD for Manufacturing undergraduate certificate prepares students with hands-on training and instruction on a number of the most popular software tools used by industry in computer-aided drafting and design and in solid modeling. Students equipped with these certificate skills are the most sought after for employment in drafting/designing. Specific industry-used software students will learn include: AutoCAD, SolidWorks, Inventor and Creo.

Contact Information

Program Delivery

  • Delivery:
    • In person
    • Online
  • Location:
    • Tuscarawas Campus

Examples of Possible Careers and Salaries*

Mechanical drafters

  • -8.3% decline
  • 57,500 number of jobs
  • $58,270 potential earnings

* Source of occupation titles and labor data comes from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook. Data comprises projected percent change in employment over the next 10 years; nation-wide employment numbers; and the yearly median wage at which half of the workers in the occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less.