Career Certificate

What You Will Learn

All manufacturing industries, research and development organizations, and design divisions of major corporations use drafters in the preparation of various stages of formal drawings. Typically, companies that hire engineers, architects or designers have a need for people skilled in drafting.

The Computer-Aided Drafting Technology Program at County College of Morris (CCM) prepares a person for an entry-level position as a junior drafter, drafter trainee, or drafter using computer aided drafting (CAD). The supportive technical course work in manufacturing, materials, science, mathematics and writing will aid students in continuing to advance their careers and assist in strengthening the background of those desiring to continue their education.

Why Study Computer-Aided Drafting Technology at CCM?

County College of Morris has state-of-the-art computers running the latest version of Computer Aided Drafting and Design (CADD) software that provides the student with needed hands-on experience. A fully functional prototyping lab rounds out the student’s experience in the manufacturing process, taking idea from concept to reality.

Many student in this program continue and earn their Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in the Mechanical Engineering Technology Program at County College of Morris.

This program is through on-campus learning between lectures and laboratory for students on high-end computers and equipment.

Career Opportunities

The average starting salary for graduates with a degree in Computer Aided Drafting Technology is $47,000 – $58,000.

  • Computer-Aided Designer/Drafter/Engineer
  • Process Engineer
  • Program Manager,Manufacturing
  • Optical Engineer
  • Stage Manager Live Performances or Events
  • System Engineer, IT
  • Automotive Designer

Scholarship Opportunities

In addition to the general scholarships available at the college, Glenbrook Technologies, NDIA John Amerspek, NDIA Rodney Frelinghuysen and NDIA Dean Gallo offer scholarships.

Where You Can Go

For further information about certificates which apply to business labor, visit: https://www.bls.gov/. Student are welcome to learn more about CCM’s Career Services, visit: www.ccm.edu/student-life/campus-services/.

Contact Info

Engineering Technology and Engineering Science Department
973-328-5760
Sheffield Hall, Room 301

Professor Venancio Fuentes
Chairperson
973-328-5760
vfuentes@ccm.edu