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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03.22.2024

Welding lab sparks 'Recruitment Day' connections

The Automated Manufacturing, Welding & Metal Fabrication Recruitment Day drew 24 employers and 111 students to Pennsylvania College of Technology’s welding lab on Wednesday. The expansive space, believed to be the largest welding facility in higher education nationwide, buzzed with connection.

02.19.2024

Penn College welding grad ‘engineers’ career success

Garrett D. Corneliussen gained more than a job from his education at Pennsylvania College of Technology. He secured a career: One he hopes will make a difference for society. The 2017 welding & fabrication engineering technology graduate believes his latest position offers strong potential to meet that lofty objective. Corneliussen is the founding engineer for manufacturing at Reframe Systems, a company that aims to build attainable net-zero modular homes at massive scale.

02.14.2024

'Baja SAE Williamsport'

Gear up for a great conversation when Marshall Fowler, engineering design technology student and Penn College Baja SAE Club president, sits down to share his team's dynamic drive in the latest episode of the Tomorrow Makers podcast, "Baja SAE Williamsport." As the college prepares to host the international Baja SAE competition, May 16-19, this podcast episode highlights the high excitement and unwavering dedication of Penn College Baja SAE Club members.

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