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OrCAD Academic Program

Launch Your Career in Electronics Design

OrCAD Academic Program

Prepare for the career you’ve always wanted with the same tools industry leaders rely on every day.

* Currently Available in North America (Canada, Mexico, USA) Only

OrCAD is committed to offering everything you need to be successful in today’s competitive job environment. The OrCAD Academic Program provides students, educators, and research clubs with a complete suite of design and analysis tools to learn, teach, and create electronic hardware.


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Free OrCAD Software for Students


You can build the skills you need for the real world or finish that school project you’re working on.


  • Prepare yourself for an exciting career in electronics design and engineering


  • Use the same tools industry leaders are using


  • Display your creativity and have fun working on personal hobby projects



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Professional Tools for the Whole Campus


Enable entire classes and departments to train on the same tools professionals use.


  • Apply engineering theory to create real-world designs


  • Ensure your students are prepared to enter the modern workplace


  • Establish your institution as a leading educator in electronics



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Solve Tomorrow’s Challenges


Get a leg up in your next competition with industry leading technology for your club.


  • Accelerate development from prototype to production


  • Master the tools and workflows professionals use


  • Showcase your talents and get noticed by the industry 


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