Drafting & Design Technology

Drafting & Design Technology

At Robert Morris University Illinois, when you obtain your associate degree in drafting and design technology, you will learn how to use industry-standard CADD software along with the foundational tools and principles for designing buildings and structures. This program includes elements of: architecture, interior design and construction. The associate degree in Drafting and Design Technology is an educational foundation for the bachelor’s degree in architectural technology. Chicago is not only RMU’s main campus, but also is known as the “Architecture Mecca”, with over 1,060 firms.  

The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects architect occupations to grow 7% from 2014 to 2024, providing additional opportunities for architectural technologists.

  • Architectural Drafter
  • Mechanical Drafter
  • CAD Drafter/Technician
  • Engineering Design Apprentice
  • Layout Designer
  • Engineering Technician
  • Construction Management Assistant
  • Architecture, Engineering & Related Services
  • Technical Drawing & Manual Drafting Fundamentals
  • Architectural Materials & Assemblies
  • Architectural Freehand Drawing
  • Computer-Aided Drafting & Design
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“Utilizing CAD has always been a passion of mine. Now I am able to learn techniques to create construction documents with two- and three-dimensional plans and pictorials.”

– Brian S., CAD student

Go Beyond your Expectations

Students have the opportunity to obtain both their bachelor’s and their master’s degrees simultaneously to save time and money through RMU’s dual degree program.

With a culture of business for over 100 years, RMU also offers the Morris Graduate School of Management for students to expand their knowledge with a master’s degree.

Master of Business Administration

  • Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Management/HR Management
  • Management/Finance
  • Accounting
  • Accounting/Finance

Master of Information Systems

  • Business Analytics
  • Information Security
  • Mobile Computing
  • Information Systems Management

Master of Management

  • Higher Education Administration
  • Health Care Administration
  • Law Enforcement Administration
  • Sports Administration

Master of Science

  • Human Performance

Study Abroad Opportunities available up to 4 times a year in locations such as: Italy, Taiwan, and England