Digital Modeling and Additive Manufacturing

Diploma, Certificate


You want a great career in a high-tech field. We help you start sooner rather than later. Build skills in 3D modeling and additive manufacturing. Or just specialize in one. It is a quick first step into the field. Iowa's Last-Dollar Scholarship may even cover your tuition.

What You Learn in Digital Modeling and Additive Manufacturing

Master 3D modeling and additive manufacturing using industry-standard software. Take courses online and at the Blong Technology Center. Complete one certificate or both, and leave here with a diploma. It gives you even more confidence and career flexibility.

What Can I Do With an Digital Modeling and Additive Manufacturing Diploma?

Manufacturing plays a huge role in the global economy. Speed to market is critical and advanced manufacturing is essential, and you play a role in both. Design new products for the automotive and agricultural industries. Craft and construct precision tools to cut, shape, and mold materials. Work for any of the hundreds of small to Fortune 500 manufacturers who call this region home.  

A Solid Foundation

3D Modeling & Animation

Your assets

3D Modeling & Animation

Develop 3D models and assets using industry standard software.

3D Scanning

Forward & back

3D Scanning

Generate point clouds of information. Create 3D models of objects and reverse engineer.

Principals of Design

Shape & size

Principals of Design

Study orthographic projection, engineering tolerances, and geometric dimension.

Manual Projects


Manual Projects

Get hands-on with measurement instruments and manual machine tools in this lab.

Tour the Additive Manufacturing Lab

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Iowa's Last-Dollar Scholarship

You may be eligible to earn a degree in this high-demand field for zero tuition costs! You file for financial aid, and if your Expected Family Contribution is at or below $20,000, the state covers the remaining balance beyond the aid for which you are eligible. More than two dozen career programs qualify, including this one. File your FAFSA by July 15.

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Ready to Launch?

Start here. Earn a certificate. Build new skills in a short-term program. Step into the field and enjoy the edge you now have in the job market. From baking to digital analytics, we give you a launching pad.

Where do you want to go?

Your Degree = Success

Complete your education in two years. Qualify for better jobs. Earn a higher salary. Enjoy a better quality of life. The benefits of an associate's degree are impressive and wide-ranging.

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Employment and Wage Outlook

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Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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Additive Manufacturing: Locations

Blong Technology Center building

Blong Technology Center

8500 Hillandale Road
Davenport, IA 52806
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