The Engineering Technology Department offers an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Drafting/ Design Engineering Technology that prepares individuals to work as engineering technologists for architects and engineering firms or continue on to earn a bachelor’s degree at a four-year university.

The college also offers three certificate programs that prepare students for entry-level support positions with building contractors, architectural engineers and mechanical engineering firms:

  • Certificate in Drafting/Design CAD Engineering Technology
  • Certificate in Construction Drafting/Design Engineering Technology
  • Certificate in Mechanical Engineering Technology

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Engineering Technology

Dr. Sandra Melendez


Degrees & Certificates

Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Drafting/Design Engineering Technology
Level I Certificate in Drafting/Design Engineering

Program Information

The Engineering Technology program is designed to open up a variety of career paths for students who are interested in STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). With this degree, students can train to work as engineering technologists.

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Average entry-level salary $32,645
(with Associate Degree)


Average entry-level salary $51,610
(with Associate Degree)

All data listed above incorporates Central Texas jobs and entry wages found on