Welding & Metal Fabrication

Perfect your skills in our newly expanded 55,000-square-foot lab.

Forward-thinking and industry-driven, our welding and metal fabrication programs will take you where you want to go.

When you pursue a career in welding and metal fabrication, the opportunities don’t end regionally. Penn College graduates are highly sought-after to fill positions in a host of industries around the globe. Here, you’ll soak in the theories and perfect the techniques you need to rise to the top of your field. Working in industry-driven labs with the latest technology at your fingertips and expert faculty leading the way, you’ll be real-world ready for all the opportunities that await.

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Welding & Fabrication Engineering Technology (B.S.)

Master the tools and techniques of the trade to take on advanced engineering positions within the field. 

Metal Fabrication Technology (A.A.S.)

From welding and machining to sheet metal fabrication, this all-encompassing program builds a diverse combination of metal fabrication skills. 

Non-Destructive Testing (A.A.S.)

Learn how to inspect and certify structures using the latest non-destructive testing techniques.

Welding Technology (A.A.S.)

Training in our newly expanded welding lab, you'll learn the fundamentals of welding and joining operations. 

Welding Certificate

In just four semesters, you'll get extensive hands-on experience with the four major types of welding.

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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Feb 24

Undergraduate Open House

Saturday, February 24 8:30 AM - 3 PM

Apr 7

Undergraduate Open House

Sunday, April 7 8:30 AM - 3 PM

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Penn College News

Miller expands partnership through new entrustment agreement

An ongoing partnership between Pennsylvania College of Technology and Miller Electric Mfg. LLC helps to ensure that students in the college’s welding and fabrication majors can continue to hone their skills on state-of-the-art equipment used throughout the welding industry.


Enlightening senatorial tour leaves nothing 'up in the air'

Sen. Tracy Pennycuick, chair of the state Senate Communications & Technology Committee, was among those visiting on Wednesday, impressed by a variety of instructional areas alongside Penn College administrators, state Sen. Gene Yaw and legislative colleagues.


Welding students take top two places in Philly Shipyard competition

Pennsylvania College of Technology students posted a one-two finish in the Project MFG Maritime Welding Competition held Wednesday at the Philadelphia Shipyard. Patrick C. Evanko, of Columbus, New Jersey, placed first, and Nikolas J. Harnish, of Newmanstown, earned second-place honors after competing against 18 other welding students from other institutions.

Industry Partners

Work with experts to become an expert

Penn College's strong corporate partnerships impact every step of your journey – from your first day in the classroom and labs, to career placement (oftentimes before graduation) and beyond.