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Career Area: Architecture and Construction
Associate Degree
Program Number: 10-607-5
Approximately 2 Years to Complete
This is based on full-time enrollment. Actual time to completion may vary based on the availability of courses a college offers and the number of credits the student takes in any given time period.
Credit Program
Most credit programs are eligible for financial aid, while most non-credit certificates provide valuable work-related skills on a short timeline. Check with the college offering the program to determine if it is eligible for financial aid.
Average Annual Tuition: $4386
This is based on one year of full-time enrollment for in-state students. WTCS tuition is set by the Wisconsin Technical College System Board in March for the following year. It does not include books, materials or program/college-related fees.
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Architectural Technology Careers

Recent Wisconsin job postings for this degree:

CAD Technician
Engineering Technician
Steel Detailer
Structural Drafting
Steel Worker/Engineer

Average Median Wage


Architectural Technology Programs

Structural drafting and design is a specialization within the broad field of civil engineering. Students enrolled in this program receive training in structural and related drafting, primarily as it applies to the construction of commercial and industrial buildings. Architectural drafting, structural drafting, surveying, structural analysis, construction concrete and steel, estimating and building methods are all courses which help students understand technical data and the proper use of materials in the construction of commercial and industrial buildings. Graduates of this program will have the skills necessary to succeed in today's highly competitive job market because this two-year associate degree program emphasizes the development of both manual and computer-aided drafting skills. Traditionally, graduates find employment in a variety of engineering offices.

Architectural Technology Part of a Career Pathway Program Transfers Offered completely online Shared Program
Moraine Park Architectural Technology at Moraine Park