Plan, design, and create with an NSCC certificate in Computer Aided Design

Students in NSCC’s Computer Aided Design one-year certificate program develop drafting and design skills that can be applied in fields including architectural, civil, mechanical, construction, and electrical/electronic design. Graduates may work as drafters, engineering designers, or in support of engineers or architects using AUTOCAD and SolidWorks software to prepare technical drawings and plans. Upon graduation, students are prepared to take AUTOCAD and SolidWorks certificate exams.



Semesters estimated to complete degree. Complete faster with winter intersession and summer classes


2016 Boston-area Median Wage


NSCC has received its eighth consecutive designation as a Military Friendly School

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For more information, please contact the Pathway Advisor for this program.

Phone: 978-762-4048

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North Shore Community College is an accredited nonprofit institute of higher education where all are welcome and each is challenged. NSCC is accredited by NECHE, the New England Commission of Higher Education (formerly NEASC-CIHE, the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.).

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