Welding majors

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All majors are supported by a common core of technical welding courses that encompass the most common welding and cutting processes.

Average class size is 16
Small classes enable our experienced faculty to give each student the personal attention necessary to optimize his or her learning experience.

American Welding Society

The median annual wage for welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers was $36,720 in May 2013. (source)

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Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

Welding & Fabrication Engineering Technology

  • research
  • inspection
  • teaching

Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.)

Welding Technology

  • welding technicians
  • welding supervisor
  • welding inspector



  • construction welding
  • shipbuilding
  • industrial and production welding

Related Majors

Construction Management
  • Programs in Construction Management are offered by the School of Construction & Design Technologies

"I am most impressed with Penn College's small class sizes. I am never herded into an auditorium with three hundred other students."

Westley Smith, 2009, Welding & Fabrication Engineering Technology

Facility Photos

ARC welding booths Metal Trade Center Welding Laboratory CNC Plasma Cutting Machine SMAW  Shielded Metal Arc Welding Student and teacher interaction during welding lab instruction Current welding technology Robotic Welding Non-destructive Testing  magnetic particle inspection Oxy-Acetylene Cutting Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Flux-Cored Arc Welding Practical welding applications


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Other Welding Information

Certification Testing

Penn College offers American Welding Society (AWS) certification testing.

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