Architectural Engineering Technician

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About the Career

Architectural engineering technicians play an important role in the construction and building design industries. Architects rely on technicians to perform the duties generally oriented to architectural applications in construction and drafting. architectural engineering technicians can find employment assisting architects, engineers and municipal planners, and in various capacities as draftspersons, estimators, field engineers, surveyors and inspectors, specification writers, salespersons, appraisers and field layout personnel. The technician typically applies computer-aided drafting and design (CAD) techniques as well as skills and knowledge in 3-D modeling and rendering, building assemblies, specifications, construction detailing, building codes and practices, construction materials and processes.

Academic Programs

Architectural Engineering Technology

Architectural engineering Technicians assist architects, engineers, and contractors.

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Architectural Design Technology

The Architectural Design Technology Certificate is a two-semester program that addresses the basics of architectural design methodology.

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Architectural Systems and Codes

The Architectural System and Codes Certificate is a two-semester program that addresses the basics of architectural systems and the concepts of “designing to code.”

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Academic students are taking courses for credit toward a degree, certificate, or diploma. They can earn a degree, certificate, or diploma at MTC or transfer to another school to complete their studies. Academic students must apply to and enroll at the college.

Academic Programs


Training students—sometimes called "Continuing Education" students—can take individual courses or earn certificates and certifications. They don't have to apply to the college; they can register directly for classes. Training courses don't earn college credit or transfer to other institutions.

Training Programs