Architectural Technology
  • Class Time: Evening and Online
  • Semester: Fall or Spring Semester
  • Campus: Eden Prairie Campus and Brooklyn Park Campus
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Are you ready to build a career in architectural drafting and design technology? Then come to HTC where state-of-the-art computer stations and industry-standard software tools prepare you for the workplace. You will be ready to produce residential and commercial construction drawings using Computer Aided Design (CAD), Building Information Modeling (BIM) technology, and 3D rendering. Focus on energy efficiency and sustainability while learning to understand and verify construction compliance procedures and how to research construction materials, equipment, and building codes. Be introduced to engineering principles, estimating, and professional practices. Since an advisory committee of industry leaders reviews HTC’s Architectural Technology program, the program is up-to-date with the latest technology and trends. This ensures you will gain the skills you need to secure employment.

The Architectural Technology courses at HTC are delivered face-to-face and online from the Eden Prairie and Brooklyn Park campuses. Additionally, class sessions are recorded and made available to students online. This flexibility in delivery allows students to complete the program fully online, partially online, or fully face-to-face.

Skills Required

Students seeking a degree or diploma in architectural technology typically have an interest in architectural design, construction technology, interior design, or related fields. If you’re ready to Get Started, you can begin the admissions process now. If you have questions, contact Enrollment Services for helpful information.

Job Outlook

Architectural Technology graduates are successfully employed in numerous branches in the construction industry. From freelance drafters to residential or commercial builders, the industry relies on highly skilled people to design and plan the future.

Possible job titles may include: 

Architectural Technician, Civil Technician, Electrical Technician, Mechanical Technician, Computer Aided Design (CAD) or Building Information Modeling (BIM) Technician, Detailer or Representative working with material and product suppliers, Architectural Illustrator, Facilities Planner, Sustainable/Environmental Design Technician.

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