This program is designed to provide students with practical knowledge, technical skills, verbal and written communication skills, and the mathematical ability required to develop various drawings used for illustration, industrial applications, and architectural design.


NOTE: This program is not taking any new cohorts.


Dr. Kari Coffindaffer
Dean, School of Business, Aviation & Technology

A strong emphasis is placed on projection theory, American National Standards Institute (ANSI) standards and modern industrial practice, which will prepare students for a variety of career opportunities.

The field of drafting and design has a constant job demand from employers in our local area.  This program is designed to be hands-on and allows students build their designs through 3D prototyping and a new sheet metal addition to our lab.

Gain experience using computer aided drafting (CAD) systems.

Career Opportunities

With a degree in one of our Drafting/Design Engineering Technology, students can begin an exciting career in a variety of fields, including:

  • Architectural Drafter
  • Mechanical Drafter
  • Drafting Technician


Association of Technology, Management and Applied Engineering (ATMAE) 
701 Exposition Place, Suite 206
Raleigh, NC 27615
Email: accreditation@atmae.org
Phone: 919-635-8335
Fax: 919-779-5642

Course Catalog

To see a model schedule for this program, please see our academic catalog.

Advanced Skill Set

This program offers an Advanced Skill Set in Computer Aided Drafting (CAD).


Pierpont is an open enrollment institution. Only a standard Pierpont application is needed for this program.