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Master the skills to detect defects in crucial structures for safety and reliability.
Associate of Applied Science Degree (A.A.S.)
Radiographic Inspection for Non-Destructive Testing
Ultrasonic Inspection for Non-Destructive Testing
Hone the skills to identify defects that threaten the safety and reliability of vital structures.
Thanks to non-destructive testing, you don’t need to worry about the bridge you cross every day collapsing or the frame of your car giving out. The integrity of the structures we rely on are routinely tested for strength and stability. With non-destructive techniques including radiographic and ultrasonic procedures, skilled technicians can spot defects and recommend repairs before large problems unfold. At Penn College, you’ll master the skills to take the lead as a technician in this growing field.
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Non-Destructive Testing (A.A.S.)
Learn how to inspect and certify structures using the latest non-destructive testing techniques.
Radiographic Inspection for Non-Destructive Testing Competency Credential
Dive into a cutting-edge program that prepares you to take the lead as a radiographic non-destructive test technician.
Ultrasonic Inspection for Non-Destructive Testing Competency Credential
Explore the latest ultrasonic technology and master the process of finding defects in welds, pressure vessels, machinery, and other objects.
Minors & Immersions
Pair a minor with any bachelor's degree, or an immersion with any bachelor's or associate's degree.
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There are lots of ways to explore your future across all types of majors from nursing to culinary.
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- Stay and learn on campus over your summer break
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