Program Description: Mechanical Design Technician certificate program is introduced to prepare workforce for design and manufacturing industries. This program will help students develop their basic and advanced engineering graphic skills to produce technical drawings. 3-Dimensional object based and state-of-the-art parametric design concepts are introduced for designing machineries and their components. Additive and subtractive 3-D modeling concepts using solid modeling software will be applied for product development and techniques of rapid prototyping are introduced. Students will demonstrate their machine design skills by producing models of working prototypes and develop a portfolio to share with prospective employers.