Welding Technology Certificate
Where To Go From Here
This certificate program stresses the development of techniques and understanding of quality weldments. Effects of heat and stress on welded materials are studied and practiced in the laboratory. Students may develop sufficient skills for American Welding Society Certification.* Students interested in earning an associate degree are encouraged to consult an MCC counselor or academic advisor.
*MCC does not certify welders.
Why This Degree
The Certificate in Welding Technology prepares students to work in a career welding metal parts together according to layouts, blueprints or work orders using gas welding or brazing and any combination of arc welding processes. This also provides the foundation for continued study. Average yearly earnings for entry-level welders range from $27,980 to $45,620.