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Architectural Engineering Design

At an estimated cost of $8,960, our Architectural Engineering Design Degree is an inexpensive way to prepare for a great career.

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Visit the Program

Our next program info session for Architectural Engineering Design is July 13 at 3 p.m. in Building 19, Room 201 . Come meet the instructors, see the classrooms, and learn how you can get started!

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You can start the program fall or spring quarters.

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How Much It Costs

For program costs, visit the Tuition and Fees page.

Costs are estimated and are not guarantees.

You can learn more about financial aid and scholarships right here. Or view our full tuition & fees breakdown.

How Long It Takes

Architectural CAD Drafting Certificate: 3 quarters

Architectural Engineering Degree: 6 quarters

All program lengths are estimates and are not guarantees.

Potential Careers

Drafter/AutoCad Technician

Median salary in Washington: $52,600

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Architectural & Civil Drafter

Median salary in Washington: $52,600

Career details

This is not a guarantee of employment or a certain wage. Full career data available at

What You'll Learn

Our Architectural Engineering Design Program prepares students for careers in residential design or technical fields like computer-aided drafting. 

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Stories About Our Architectural Engineering Design Program

Designing Her Future: CPTC Alumna Credits Instructors, Degree with Job Success

Bachelor’s degree holder returns to school at CPTC and finds career success in growing industry.

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A Design Network

Friendships formed in the Architectural Engineering Design Program helped pave a career path for graduate Linda Brent.

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Congratulations to the Winter Quarter President’s Scholarship Recipient

Congratulations to Katie Stock, Clover Park Technical College Winter Quarter President’s Scholarship recipient.

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Degrees & Certificates

Our Architectural Engineering Design Program offers a degree — with both an AAT and an ​AAS-T option — along with a specialty CAD certificate. Click the links to learn more and to find out which is right for you!

Architectural Engineering Design Degree (AAT or AAS-T)

CAD Drafting Certificate

Meet the Instructors

Carrie Muir, an instructor at Clover Park Technical College near Tacoma
Carrie Muir
Carrie is a 2006 graduate from CPTC's Architectural Engineering Design Program and has two certificates from Harvard: "Tools of Effective Project Management" and "Rethinking the House: Improving Building Performance." She has worked as an assistant project manager at Jon Graves Architects & Planners, working on public and private commercial projects up to $30 million in value.
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