Program Features

Engineering Design Technology is an interdisciplinary curriculum that prepares graduates for a variety of positions in manufacturing design. All students complete a core set of courses selected to provide a well-rounded understanding of design. This program also allows students to select a focus for their design studies from two different tracks — Mechanical Design or Mechanical Engineering Design. Topics include hands-on instruction in current technical competency areas including Computer Aided Drafting (CAD), Machine and Tool Design, Computer Numerical Control (CNC), Electrical Design, 3–D Solid Modeling, CATIA and ENOVIA LCA. CATIA and ENOVIA courses are taught in conjunction with the National Institute of Aviation Research (NIAR).


Choose from an Associate of Applied Science, typically a 2-year program or a Technical Certificate, which is usually completed in a year or less. A Certificate of Completion option is also available to learn one specialized technique or discipline. Click the links below for course information, costs, average earning, placement rates and additional program information
Degree and Certificate Options
Associate of Applied Science 65 Credit Hours
Technical Certificate 48 Credit Hours
Certificate of Completion, AutoCAD 14 Credit Hours
Certificate of Completion, CATIA Mechanical Engineering Design 12 Credit Hours

Admission Requirements & Additional Information

Program Checklist

Course Descriptions

4004 N. Webb Road, Wichita, KS 67226
New students may contact:

Marcus Hernandez
Admissions Counselor,
Academic Advisor


Current students may contact:

Brian LeeAcademic Coach


Marcus_Hernandez Lee_B
316.677.1032 (NCAT)
316.677.1810 (NCAT)


WATC is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

The Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500 • Chicago, IL 60604 • 800.621.7440

Students interested in this program are eligible to apply for federal financial aid.

Program Integrity – Gainful Employment

In accordance with 34 CFR 668.6(b), that requires institutions to disclose certain information about the programs to prospective students, please see: Gainful Employment.