MSC Southeast Online CAD Drafting Technologies program ranked
#10 nationwide by BestColleges.com
We are excited to announce that our Associate of Applied Science in Computer Aided Design
(CAD) Drafting Technologies degree has again been ranked one of the
top online CAD programs within the entire United States by BestColleges.com. Now ranked at #10, the
program is celebrating its second consecutive year to be ranked in the Top 20 and its
first year in the Top 10!
program has grown dramatically over the last decade, as faculty have worked to
tailor the degree to today’s modern industry, while also ensuring flexible
course offerings for both traditional students and working professionals.
Enrollment has increased by nearly 300% since 2012, while tuition costs are
among the lowest in the nation.
BestColleges.com, the CAD Drafting program at MSC Southeast "provides a
flexible, quality, online education that students can afford. [MSCS] stands out as one of the best of the best." The rankings at BestColleges.com reflect
academic quality and affordability, and are based on data hosted by the National Center for
program has evolved from a degree offered only on campus to a degree which is
available 100% online, enrolls students from as far afield as Bulgaria and
Russia, and uses some of the most advanced online teaching tools available.
from MSC Southeast administrators, faculty members, student services, IT
professionals, advisory board members, and more, we have been able to develop a
CAD design program that provides rigor and quality in meeting the needs of our
far flung student body," says CAD instructor Jim Ziegler. "Placement in the BestColleges.com
Top Ten is important, as it shows that we are doing what we set out to do."
Litscher, a mechanical designer at Thern Inc. in Winona, has recently joined
the faculty at MSC Southeast. "As a former student, I am excited to see the
program's prestigious recognition," he says. "I began the CAD program as a
student in its first year online and am glad to see how much it has prospered
since. I believe the continued growth unequivocally demonstrates the
quality of this program at Southeast.
a part time instructor for the past 20 plus years I am happy and excited for
our program’s success. I hope this is the beginning of many more achievements
to come," adds instructor Celeste Pronchinske.
"It is our
intent to keep changing with the times in providing the excellent CAD training
that has become our trademark here at Minnesota State College Southeast," Jim
more information, see: http://www.bestcolleges.com/features/best-online-drafting-programs/