Architectural-Structural Engineering Technician

Architectural – Structural Engineering Technician

Build a career that reaches new heights with an Architectural – Structural Engineering Technician associate degree from Gateway. Gain a strong foundation in civil engineering by designing architectural plans, researching mechanical systems, applying building codes and preparing presentation drawings. Develop the skills you need to become an architectural technician or structural engineering technician and help turn blueprints into actual buildings.

  • Find your perfect fit. The core program focuses on supporting professional architects and structural engineers.
  • Get real-world experience that focuses on building design from concept to construction. Create digital building models, train with industry-standard software and gain design and inspection skills. 
  • Build your professional network and discover professional development opportunities by joining the Civil Engineering Technician Association (CETA) student club. 
  • Begin a rewarding career working hands-on to develop or oversee the construction of buildings. Become a Project Designer, Drafter or Architectural Technician.
Program Credits



Elkhorn Campus, SC Johnson iMET Center

Financial Aid Eligible


Estimated Program Cost

Tuition & Fees: $10,472
Books & Supplies: $4,679

Start Dates


Salary Outlook


Career Opportunities: Architectural Drafter, CAD Technician, Structural Detailer, Project Designer

Architectural – Structural Engineering Technician Career Pathway

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